Acetaminophen Autism

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    Acetaminophen Autism

    Many parents are concerned about the link between acetaminophen overdose, or toxic drug levels, and autism spectrum disorders. But a growing number of researchers say that’s not the cause. What is, however, is a lack of adequate safety warnings about these drugs for pregnant women.

    Research claims

    Acetaminophen is the active ingredient in Tylenol. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer used to treat headaches, muscle aches, and other minor ailments. Products with acetaminophen can also be used as cough suppressants or arthritis treatments.

    Signs and Symptoms

    • Impaired social interaction
    • Repetitive behaviors
    • Sensory sensitivities
    • Restricted interests


    Acetaminophen linked to autism and autism spectrum disorders (ASD) has been linked to serious damage in children. The motion filed with the JPML identifies more than 20 Tylenol lawsuits alleging that the drug was responsible for causing ASD, after exhausting all other medical options.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Acetaminophen is commonly used as Tylenol in the United States. The drug is classified in Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which is frequently used for the treatment of headaches.

    If you or your loved one has suffered from acetaminophen related autism, you are eligible for lawsuit. You just need to provide the evidence that proves that autism was caused due to frequent use of Tylenol during pregnancy.

    Yes, several lawsuit settlements are made in case of acetaminophen lawsuit. Millions of dollars are paid as compensation to the victims for their loss. However, some companies still deny that acetaminophen can cause autism.

    Acetaminophen lawsuits may take several months to settle. The average settlement for any class-action lawsuit is about 9-18 months.

    If you want to file a lawsuit related to acetaminophen, you need to collect evidence, do the paperwork and hire and attorney to make your case strong. If you need a hand in all these things, contact Magna Lawsuit and we might be able to assist you.