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is 2000 mg of acetaminophen too much

A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahruq Sarela
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Tylenol (acetaminophen) dose : I would not, standard dose is usually 625mg oral every 6 hours. Do not exceed 4000mg because you can develop liver toxicity.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Get to ER: If you read the label of all products containing acetaminophen nowadays you will see a MAXIMUM dose of 3000 mg. per 24 hrs. You are reporting in your ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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
43 years experience Family Medicine
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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
You may not be able: To tell. Do not take more than the recommended dosing. If you are causing any liver damage, you will need a blood test that checks liver enzymes to se ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Connie Topliff
28 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Depends on how much is 'too much'. If one extra tablet one time, probably ok. If more that 2 extra tablets, should go to er. If 1 or 2 extra on multip ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes. Too much: Maximum recommended at one dose is 1000 mg with max of 4000 mg total per day. This daily max is expected to be lowered soon. Higher dosage can harm y ... Read More
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Dose highly variable: Panadol(paracetamol) in uk and tylenol(acetaminophen)in north america the toxic dose is variable in individuals.A single dose of 10 grms has a pretty ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
44 years experience Pharmacology
Maximum Dose: Currently, do not exceed 4, 000 mg in any 24 hour period. The fda is currently considering reducing this amount to 3.000 mg in any 24 hour period.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
1000 mg: 1000 mg.
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