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A 45-year-old male asked:

Ast/alt normal 2 weeks ago. 4 grams tylenol (acetaminophen)/day for pain from abscess i&d. new test elevated levels ast - 50: alt 163. tylenol (acetaminophen) cause? acute only?

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Dr. Stuart Winkler
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis 50 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen): The recommended daily dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) is no more than 3 grams. I would stop the tylenol (acetaminophen) and recheck the liver tests. It could be tylenol (acetaminophen) liver toxicity.
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