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What are the effects of overdosing on paracetamol tables?
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Sleep Medicine 31 years experience
Liver failure: Initially the symptoms of overdose are nonspecific (nausea, vomiting, abdominal discomfort, etc) but paracetamol (also called acetaminophen) overdose can lead to the most worrisome effect - acute liver failure. An antidote is available but must be administered in a timely fashion. If untreated, liver failure due to paracetamol overdose can ultimately lead to death.
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