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Q. What is acetaminophen?

A.Acetaminophen is a pain relieving and fever reducing drug. It is the active ingredient in the over-the-counter drug Tylenol as well as many generic versions of Tylenol. Acetaminophen is also used in combination with other drugs in cough, cold, allergy and arthritis medications. Acetaminophen is also known as paracetamol outside of the United States.

Q. What is paracetamol?

A. Paracetamol is another name for acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol and many other over-the-counter drugs for pain relief, fever, cough and cold, and allergies.

Q. My child has ASD and/or ADHD. How might my child have been exposed to acetaminophen?

A. If your child’s mother took Tylenol or another acetaminophen containing drug during pregnancy, you child might have been exposed to acetaminophen in the womb.

Q. How has acetaminophen been linked to ASD and ADHD?

A. Medical researchers have been studying acetaminophen’s links to neurodevelopment issues for many years. In 2021, 91 clinicians, research scientists, and public health professionals from across the globe reviewed 53 studies of acetaminophen effects of neurodevelopment. After reviewing the evidence, they sounded the alarm about acetaminophen use in pregnancy. Learn more.

Q. What safety studies did the Food and Drug Administration require to make sure over-the-counter acetaminophen was safe for pregnant women and their unborn children before allowing the drug to be sold?


Q. What safety studies did McNeil (the original manufacturer) do to make sure acetaminophen was safe for pregnant women and their unborn children before putting it on the market?

A. None.

Q. Is this a class action lawsuit?

A. No. The lawyers at Korein Tillery handle each injured client’s case individually, not as a “class action” or “mass action.” We investigate, file, prepare and try each client’s case separately. This often results in better outcomes for our clients. 

Q. What will it cost me to bring a lawsuit?

A. There are no upfront costs for our clients. And there are no costs or fees unless you recover – meaning we only get paid if you do. Contact us today for a no obligation, free consultation.

Q. What experience does Korein Tillery have with cases like these?

A. Our lawyers have successfully represented plaintiffs for years against the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, and they are ready to do it again for you. We hire the world’s leading scientists who have devoted their careers to medical research. Armed with scientific evidence, Korein Tillery is dedicated to making sure our clients are fully compensated. Learn more about our firm.

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