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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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What dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) should give if they have fever vaccine during? Child is 2 months, she fed with formula

What dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) should give if they have fever vaccine during? Child is 2 months, she fed with formula

10mg/kg: The recommended dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) is about 10 mg/kg. If the kid is 6 kg that would be 60 mg .The volume will depend on what concentration of medication you are using.Check the bottle & adjust the dose based on the strength f the medication. ...Read more

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I had one 30ml dose of DayQuil about 10 hours ago. It contains several chemicals including 325mg of acetaminophen. Have not had any since. Would it be harmful to have some beer now 10 hours later?

I had one 30ml dose of DayQuil about 10 hours ago. It contains several chemicals including 325mg of acetaminophen. Have not had any since. Would it be harmful to have some beer now 10 hours later?

Dayquil and Alcohol: I admire you for knowing that Dayquil has Acetaminophen. Taking it for long time can affect the liver; Alcohol can also affect the liver. It also has Dextromethorphan. Taking Alcohol with it can increase dizziness, impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of Alcohol See Psychiatrist for side effects of Dayquil, interaction with Alcohol, and Therapy. Attend AA ...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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Is there a shelf life on acetaminophen?

Is there a shelf life on acetaminophen?

Yes!: All medications have a "shelf life" or expiration date. ...Read more

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