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A 34-year-old female asked:

my fever has come and gone for almost 12 hours. how long does fever last with the flu. i can only take tylenol! 4k mgs in 24 hrs, right?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Flu...: with the flu, the fever can last for a few days. The maximum dose of Tylenol (acetaminophen) is 3 grams (or 3000mg) in 24 hours. Be careful not to exceed this dose as it can lead to liver damage. If your symptoms worsen, see your doctor.

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Last updated Dec 18, 2014

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