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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Liver failure: Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose can kill. An overdose of Acetaminophen can cause acute liver failure, which is a highly unpleasant event to go throu ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Go to ER: Go the nearest emergency room for proper evaluation and treatment.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience Rheumatology
Acetominphen overdos: Although the actual parent drug acetominophen is relatively little toxic, the body (liver) makes a very toxic chemical out of it that can quickly dest ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Charcoal NAC psych: First, assess the likelihood of significant overdose. Determine if acute or chronic. If a significant acute od and within first four hours - administ ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Very Very Serious: One of the most common overdoses in the country is acetamenophen overdose. Every day there are ICU over the country with patient overdosed on this dr ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Teichman
18 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Motrin: I have found Motrin to be more effective in helping with pain after bunion surgery. Motrin is classified as an NSAID (non steroidal anti inflammatory ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Toradol: Is a different NSAID alltogether. It comes in liquid, im, IV and pill form... But it is harsher on your stomach. It works typicall well, but you have ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
33 years experience Hepatology
Most People Survive: Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose is very serious. If discovered in time, the antidote will help prevent injury. Of all overdoses, <1% of patients ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
YES: Liver and kidney failure not to mrntion ulcers in stomach.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No : Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose is extremely unsafe - it causes irreversible liver injury and liver failure. There is an antidote if taken quickly, i ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lucas Bryant
8 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Not the same: Hi Lucy, Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Ibuprofen do not work the same and the doses do not compare. The amount of pain they reduce will depend on the i ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Overdosing on any form of Acetaminophen (tylenol) or any other medicine that contains Acetaminophen (also abbreviated apap) such as in Percocet can be ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Same: They are the same medication.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not pretty.: Following an acute overdose there is a period of typical GI distress ( up to 24 hours) then a period of feeling well up to 72 hours before complete l ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Tylenol (acetaminophen): The toxic dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) is 4000mg, or 4 grams, per day. 1500mg isn't too much as long as you aren't taking it all at once. You sho ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajiv Arora
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rare: Anaphylaxis to Tylenol (acetaminophen) is very rare but there are case reports. I recommend seeing a board-certified allergist for further evaluation.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldsmith
Specializes in Critical Care
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Both are dangerous. When taken in high enough dose, the narcotic can lead to respiratory depression. However, the tylenol (acetaminophen) can lead to ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience Pain Management
No: Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) shouldn't typically cause dizziness. Talk to your pcp.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes, but: Yes, but no more than 3000 mg tylenol (acetaminophen) per day - if your liver is normal.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Tylenol#3: No there is no #1, #2, but there is a #4 - this refers to the Codeine amount.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Tylenol (acetaminophen) OD: An oversode of tylenol (acetaminophen) can seriously damage the liver. The antidote to tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose is n-acetylcysteine (nac). It ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vivek Iyer
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Overdose of opioids: Opioids, like Norco or Percocet, cause sedation, slowed breathing, and many other side effects. Overdosing on an opioid is the result of taking enoug ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Atkins
10 years experience Pediatrics
Overdose: Technically taking more than the recommended dose per the age or weight of a child is considered an overdose. However, that does not mean that this w ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience Pediatrics
Aspirin: Overdose of Aspirin is particularly toxic to your liver. If the over dose is very large it can be life threatening unless immediately seen and treated ... Read More
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