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Does acetaminophen make you drowsy?

Does acetaminophen make you drowsy?

Not usually : Not usually , if you take only acetaminophen, but sometimes this medicine come as part of other medications like tylenol#3 or 4 or vicodin, then will cause drowsiness. ...Read more

Dr. Marsha Davis
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Drowsiness (Definition)

Being tired is common during pregnancy, especially in the first few months and then towards the end. Exercise, rest, and proper diet all may reduce the degree of tiredness that you feel. It may help to take ...Read more


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Can tylenol (acetaminophen) od cause drowsiness?

Can tylenol (acetaminophen) od cause drowsiness?

Yes!: Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose can be associated with drowsiness, changes in level of consciousness or coma, seizures, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. Several otc forms of tylenol (acetaminophen) include the combination of tylenol (acetaminophen) with other drugs such as Codeine (tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetaminophen) 3) or a cough suppressant (tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetaminophen) cough and sore throat). These drugs can also make a person drowsy even at low doses. Tylenol (acetaminophen) od is an emergency! ...Read more

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Hello a friend mine overdose on tylenol (acetaminophen) pm she tooked 14 then 2 pills...But she seems fine except her drowsiness...Should we be worried?

Hello a friend mine overdose on tylenol (acetaminophen) pm she tooked 14 then 2  pills...But she seems fine except her drowsiness...Should we be worried?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) when taken in larger than recommended doses can cause damage to the liver in a delayed manner. This can lead to the patient needing a liver transplant or dying. There is a very effective antidote to this problem, if initiated early (within 8 hours) of the ingestion. She's sleepy from the benedryl (the 'pm') plus, your friend definitely needs to see a psychiatrist. Call 911 or go to the er. ...Read more

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Why do I feel drowsy and tired for hours but can not fall asleep ? I took only 1 acetaminophen codeine 300/60 around 12 am . I want to sleep but can't

Why do I feel drowsy and tired for hours but can not fall asleep ? I took only 1 acetaminophen codeine 300/60 around 12 am . I want to sleep but can't

Sleep apnea???: Hard to say. The meds might have built up a resistance to helping with sleep and may actually be inducing lack of sleep. I would consult dr. Asap and you may have to have a sleep study if this problem persists. ...Read more

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Will tylenol (acetaminophen) pm make you drowsy during the day (if taken at night)?

Will tylenol (acetaminophen) pm make you drowsy during the day (if taken at night)?

Yes likely: It has Diphenhydramine 50 mg in 2 pills. Which is a good dose and enough to put people to sleep. So refrain from taking during day. Refrain from driving or operating machinery ...Read more

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5 hrs ago my 16 yr old took alka-seltzer non-drowsy day time multi-sympton med. is he able to take either tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine or naproxen 500mg now?

Dose intervals: Acetaminophen doses (Tylenol (acetaminophen)) should be spaced at least 4 hours apart, so the Tylenol (acetaminophen) with Codeine shouldnt pose a risk if taken 5 hours after the Alka Seltzer preparation. ...Read more

Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
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Sleepiness (Definition)

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Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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