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A 37-year-old female asked:

Can paracetamol 500 mg twice a day be taken for two weeks after laparoscopic biopsy? does it affect liver?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Yes: It's the single very large overdose, rather than cumulative use of the medicine, that is toxic to the liver.
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