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Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more


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200 lb, 54 year/old female who took 5000 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) in 20 hours- is that bad/should i see a doctor?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): It is safe to take up to 6000 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) in one 24 hour period on occasion. This is a lot of tylenol (acetaminophen) and to do it daily would be very bad on the liver. But one day of 5000 mg should not cause any concern. ...Read more

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I have never taken tylenol (acetaminophen) before, but i accidentally took 5000 mg over 20 hours; is that bad?

OK, but tone it down: You can take 1000mg every 4-6 hours for a limited time, but if your symptoms are persisting despite the dose you took, stop taking anymore and you need to seek medical attention and get evaluated for your issues. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can i overdose on acetaminophen?

Can i overdose on acetaminophen?

Please do not.: If you are considering an overdose, please call 911 or your nearest emergency room. Do not harm yourself. You risk serious and irreversible damage to your body. ...Read more

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Can you get high on Acetaminophen?

Can you get high on Acetaminophen?

No: tylenol (acetaminophen) by itself should not have that effect. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can be harmful and even deadly if not taken appropriately though. ...Read more

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Can i take too much acetaminophen?

Can i take too much acetaminophen?

Yes: For a healthy individual, it is recommended to not use more than 3 grams in a 24 hour period. ...Read more

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How much acetaminophen is too much?

How much acetaminophen is too much?

It depends: This is an important question. Too much Acetaminophen is dangerous. According to epocrates, a drug information program, most healthy adults can get up to about 1, 000 mg in 4 hrs, and 4, 000 mg (4 grams) per day safely. Children should get less, based on their age or weight. Read labels carefully, and ask your doctor or nurse if unsure. ...Read more

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What amount acetaminophen in a day?

What amount acetaminophen in a day?

Least amount...: ...necessary not to exceed 3000mg in a 24-hour period of time. Don't take it all at once either, because it won't be any more effective in mega-doses. Not the best pain med available over the counter, just useful for fevers. ...Read more

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