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How Does Tylenol Work? The Truth is, We Don't Know...

This ACS video discusses some of the leading theories of how Tylenol works

by American Chemical Society

Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol™, is one of the most popular pain relievers in the world, selling more than 27 billion doses in 2009 alone. It can reduce fevers, eliminate aches and pains and relieve cough and cold symptoms. But how does it work? The truth is, no one knows exactly.

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