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Acetaminophen

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes. Are considering: Taking an overdose? If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive y... Read More
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Please do not.: If you are considering an overdose, please call 911 or your nearest emergency room. Do not harm yourself. You risk serious and irreversible damage t... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
No: Do not take acetaminophen with alcohol. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: tylenol (acetaminophen) by itself should not have that effect. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can be harmful and even deadly if not taken appropriately thou... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: For a healthy individual, it is recommended to not use more than 3 grams in a 24 hour period.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Depends?: The recommended limit on use of Acetaminophen for adults if 4 grams a day. If you have liver disease, it is much less if any at all. Drinking alcoho... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Forshing Lui
Neurology 44 years experience
Acetaminophen dose: Acetamenophen of 2 grams a day or less is safe and appropriate.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 58 years experience
Acetominophin: Nausea, vomiting diarrhea and even liver damage or failure.
A member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Yes!: All medications have a "shelf life" or expiration date.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Yes but why?: Do you have some chronic discomfort that needs analysis. Acetaminophen will mask pain and given you comfort in moderate doses. But a chronic pain sh... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
Pharmacology 45 years experience
50 Grams: This would be the equivalent of taking a bottle of 100 tablets of extra strength tylenol. This has the potential of being anywhere from fatal to caus... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 13 years experience
Not recommended: First, no reason to do so. Second, it can cause spikes of the drug in your system causing liver damage. If you have because you have crushed percocet,... Read More
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