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Are tylenol (acetaminophen) side effects different for the elderly?

Are tylenol (acetaminophen) side effects different for the elderly?

Lower dose: The maximum dose for Acetaminophen has gotten lower over the years, as there has been more liver problems related to it, at even what we though were 'safe' doses. The maximum dose is 2.4 gms a day and probably less for someone that is frail or who drinks alcohol(. ...Read more

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What is panadol (acetaminophen) overdose, its side effects, treatment?

What is panadol (acetaminophen) overdose, its side effects, treatment?

Liver damage: Panadol is a brand of acetaminophen. If someone takes more than the recommended dose of acetaminophen, get medical help immediately, even if the person does not have any symptoms. Symptoms of overdose may include: nausea vomiting loss of appetite sweating extreme tiredness unusual bleeding or bruising pain in the right part of the stomach yellowing of the skin or eyes. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) what the side effects of taking over-the-counter medication?

Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) what the side effects of taking over-the-counter medication?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) is used to treat headache, muscle aches, toothaches, and fevers. In general, tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe when given in in therapeutic doses by the physician. There are many over the counter tylenol (acetaminophen) medications which may cause side effects: nausea and vomiting insomnia skin rash, hives, or itching sore throat fatigue liver damage talk to your parents about your symptoms and see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Severe migraine for several days, no med, no remedy works, should I take Excedrin (acetaminophen,aspirin), any side effects, age 28, 140 lbs, female?

Severe migraine for several days, no med, no remedy works, should I take Excedrin (acetaminophen,aspirin), any side effects, age 28, 140 lbs, female?

That is safe: It may help you to take 1 excedrin 3 times per day for 3-4 days. For long-lasting migraine headaches, sometimes other remedies are helpful, such as the medicines amitriptyline or propranolol. Are you certain it is a migraine? ...Read more

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I am taking augmentine 500mg/125mg with panadol (acetaminophen) what are my side effects?

I am taking  augmentine 500mg/125mg with panadol (acetaminophen) what are my side effects?

Yes: Panadol(acetaminophen) used for pain/fever and augmentin(antibiotic)for treating infection.If panadol is 500 mg/ tablet limit use to 4-6 tabs daily/reduce alcohol intake to avoid liver issues.Some common side effects of augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) nausea/vomiting, stomach/abdominal pain are also side effects seen with liver issues.Report watery/bloody diarrhea/dark urine to doctor finish augmentin(use lots of water. ...Read more

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When I take Vicodin or Percocet my tongue and throat swell but I can take morphine 4 Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 without any side effects why is this and what if anythi?

When I take Vicodin or Percocet my tongue and throat swell but I can take morphine 4 Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 without any side effects why is this and what if anythi?

You may have: allergy to hydrocodone and/or oxycodone, but not morphine and/or codeine (Tylenol #3). It's unlikely you have allergic reaction against acetaminophen given it's an ingredient in Tylenol #3 which you say you had no problem with. I would stay away from hydrocodone and oxycodone in the future to avoid getting dangerous anaphylactic reactions. ...Read more

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Side effects of tempra (acetaminophen)?

Side effects of tempra (acetaminophen)?

Tempra (acetaminophen): Side effects of the liquid suspension of paracetamol (used for children) or the tablets, are mild to non-existent if used at recommended doses. It does not cause stomach irritation or blood thinning, unlike aspirin. Continued use over long period of time in adults can affect the liver, if there is history of alcohol use, and in very young children it may trigger asthma or eczema (controversial). ...Read more

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What are the side effects of panadol (acetaminophen)?

What are the side effects of panadol (acetaminophen)?

See below: Allergy is always a possibility. Stomach irritation, kidney damage, liver damage. In general it is fairly safe to use within the recommended doses. ...Read more

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Side effects of too much tempra (acetaminophen) for a baby?

Liver damage: Tempra (acetaminophen) is broken down in the liver as it is removed from the body.Too much can cause injury to the liver cells. ...Read more

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