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Study Finds Tylenol May Elevate Liver Enzyme Levels

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A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that the maximum recommended dose of acetaminophen, otherwise known as Tylenol, can elevate liver enzyme levels. This increase suggests the presence of disease according to the study. The lead author said an overdose of acetaminophen can lead to severe liver damage but noted that the drug has a “long track record of safety.”