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Clovis, NM
A 28-year-old female asked:

Just released from er for tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose i have a huge headache n dizzy spells is there nething i can take to feel better?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
No: Don't take any extra meds. If you just overdosed, you need to let your body detoxify. You should expect to feel bad for a few days.
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Be aware: These may be rebound headaches as your body readjusts after too much acetaminophen(Tylenol). This may get worse before it gets better. With a recent overdose and limited understanding of the complex issues behind this and your medical history, I wouldn't feel comfortable recommended anything more than relaxation techniques, like meditation, or cold/hot packs. Hopefully time heals all. Good luck
Last updated Aug 7, 2014


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