Effectiveness of FDA's new over-the-counter acetaminophen warning label in improving consumer risk perception of liver damage.

@article{Goyal2012EffectivenessOF,
  title={Effectiveness of FDA's new over-the-counter acetaminophen warning label in improving consumer risk perception of liver damage.},
  author={Ramesh K. Goyal and Suja S. Rajan and Ekere James Essien and Sujit S. Sansgiry},
  journal={Journal of clinical pharmacy and therapeutics},
  year={2012},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={681-5}
}
WHAT IS KNOWN AND OBJECTIVES The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued new organ-specific warning label requirements for over-the-counter (OTC) analgesic products in order to make consumers aware of the risk of liver damage when using acetaminophen. However, awareness of a health risk alone cannot ensure consumers' engagement in safe and preventive behaviour. In this study, we attempted to: (i) measure consumer risk perception of liver damage due to the OTC acetaminophen products and (ii… CONTINUE READING
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