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can I take 3 tylenol extra strength

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Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not good idea: You should follow instructions on the bottle and do not take more than 4,000 grams in a 24 hour period. It is harmful to the liver.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Only 2: For tylenol extra strength (acetaminophen 500 mg/tablet), you can take 1-2 tabs/caps every 4-6 hours as needed. Maximum of 6 tabs or caps/24h. Do no ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: FDA recommendation, adult dose of acetamenophen, do not exceed 5 doses (2.6 g) in 24 hours. Each extra extrengh tylenol (acetaminophen) is 500 mg.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: 3x 325 mg ~2x 500 mg and that will be the dose to take, not more than about 3 total such doses/ day, for up to 3000 mg or 3 g/day.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Should be fine : That would be 300 mg Acetaminophen from the tylenol (acetaminophen) #3 and 500 mg (650 mg old) from the es tyl, for a total of 800 to 950 mg of tyl. A ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Read label...: If the formulation you are referring to has diphenhydramine in it, be careful about excess sedation when taking it with melatonin. If it only has acet ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Rikin Patel
19 years experience Sports Medicine
Be cautious: I would try and avoid taking up to 3000mg of tylenol on a regular basis regardless of what source. While 3000mg/24 is an accepted dosing amount. The p ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Not good idea: Not good idea to take so much Tylenol. Why do you need so much?
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: You can take ES tylenol 8-9 hours after the previous one. Seek immediate medical attention if your symptoms do not improve otherwise.
A 34-year-old female asked:
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Yes: The recommended dosing is two 500mg pills every 4-6 hours. You should stop after 6 pills in a single day. Any more than that and you risk liver probl ... Read More
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