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A 16-year-old male asked about a female:

my girlfriend's sister had just taken approximately 80 pills of 500mg (from what i'm told) tylenol (acetaminophen). can this dose be fatal along with kidney damage?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
FATAL DOSE!!: That's 40,000 milligrams of Acetaminophen which can be RAPIDLY fatal. She has to be in the hospital IMMEDIATELY. This dose can shut down her liver very quickly!!

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