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is it okay to take tylenol after drinking

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Very little: It is not recommended to combine the two because both alcohol and tylenol (acetaminophen) are metabolized in the liver. Hepatic toxicity due to tyleno ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Surdyka
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: One tab tylenol (acetaminophen) every other day is very low dose and not a problem.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: One dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) after a drink is perfectly safe.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Not more than 2-3 doses/day of 1000 mg for only few days and alcohol would not be a good idea in the same time. What is not apparent in the question i ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Not good idea: Tylenol (acetaminophen) and alcohol combined not good for your liver. NSAIDs OTC is OK for headache.Hangover is always the unpleasant symptoms accompa ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
Neither: Stop drinking and you will not get the headache, ''the problem is the alcohol is giving you the headache. Stop the cause rather than taking something ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Slightly elevated: Those numbers are slightly elevated. But interpretation requires much more information. Such as history, physical exam, rest of labs, other meds used ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
You can not: Taking the recommended dose of acetaminophen, mixed with a small to moderate amount of alcohol, produces a 123% increased risk of kidney disease, acco ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Taking tylenol (acetaminophen) after drinking coffee should not be a problem.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Enrique Madrigal-segura
53 years experience Psychiatry
No problem: By the time you take your Tylenol, (acetaminophen) your liver has metabolized your blood alcohol after 10 hours. However, you do not mention why long ... Read More
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