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A 23-year-old male asked:

Is it safe to take paracetamol before bed after drinking heavily? i know it's christmas, and i shouldn't, but is it safe to take to prevent hangovers?

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Dr. Scott Diede
A Verified Doctoranswered
undefined 29 years experience
Would not choose: Paracetamol (acetaminophen) and high amounts of alcohol can damage your liver. If you need to choose something (other than drinking water - dehydration is a main cause of hangover symptoms), i would choose something Ibuprofen based.

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