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A 19-year-old female asked:

Is tylenol (acetaminophen) safe (in case of an overdose)? side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen)? what does tylenol (acetaminophen) do? anything else i should know about tylenol (acetaminophen)?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
No : Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose is extremely unsafe - it causes irreversible liver injury and liver failure. There is an antidote if taken quickly, if you have accidentally or intentionally taken a tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose, go immediately to the nearest er!

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Last updated Jan 15, 2013

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