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Dr. William Culviner
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Tinnitus (Definition)

A persistent noise in your ear or ears. Tinnitus can be of unknown cause, or can be caused by hearing damage, tumors, problems in the brain or hearing nerve, ...Read more


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Would it be fine to take 2 of the tylenol (acetaminophen) 3's?

Would it be fine to take 2 of the tylenol (acetaminophen) 3's?

Usually: For an adult without liver disease, the dose range is 1 or 2 tablets. If having pain beyond prescribed medication's relief abilities on a recurring fashion, talk to your prescriber about medication strength adjustment. ...Read more

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Is taking three tylenol (acetaminophen) 3's generally considered safe?

Why do you need that: It is not an issue of safety as much as an issue of why you need that much tylenol (acetaminophen) and that much codeine.

Find the cause of your pain and get rid of the cause rather than covering the symptom with pain meds to only treat symptoms. ...Read more

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Can I take aleve with tylenol (acetaminophen) 1's?

Can I take aleve with tylenol (acetaminophen) 1's?

Aleve (naproxen): Yes. Make sure you are taking the appropriate dose at the right intervals. ...Read more

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How many tylenol (acetaminophen) 3's are equal to a percocet?

How many tylenol (acetaminophen) 3's are equal to a percocet?

It depends: It is really best to answer your question by a formal consultation with a pain specialist assuming you are a candidate for opioid medication. While there is a conversion table for common opioid. Each patient is different. ...Read more

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What should I do if my baby’s had a fever for five days, and tylenol (acetaminophen) isn’t making it better?

What should I do if my baby’s had a fever for five days, and tylenol (acetaminophen) isn’t making it better?

See a doctor: Cal your doctors office and get an appointment asap. This is a scenario that needs to have an evaluation by a doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Allergic to all pain meds my Dr s prescribed. Diagnosed with scatia. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is ok but pain is still chronic. Help!!

Physical therapy: Would recommend Physical therapy, massage therapy or chiropractic therapy first. Call your healthcare provider to provide an alternative medication to which you are not allergic. Seek further appointments with your doctor if these treatments do not alleviate your symptoms. You may need a referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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Why does a cup of coffee w tylenol (acetaminophen) help kick my headaches faster? And is it a safe combo? I need this a few x ' s a month.

Why does a cup of coffee w tylenol (acetaminophen) help kick my headaches faster? And is it a safe combo? I need this a few x ' s a month.

OK: You are making your own "Excedrin" (some others add caffeine to the acetaminophen as well). This provides another mechanism to help reduce headaches, and is fine. If your headache improves with just coffee, it may be at least partially from caffeine withdrawal. Just don't overdo the caffeine or the Tylenol (3 grams/day for chronic use recommended max.). ...Read more

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I have been taking oxy 10-325's 6 per day for years, and now I am coming off them. My Dr. Has me on Tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine. How long b-4 I am over oxy?

Oxycodone: If you were developing a relationship with them (addiction) it may take the same amount of years you were using them, if that's the case you may want to inquire about suboxone, if you are asking about the withdraw effect you may not experience any on the tylenol (acetaminophen) + codeine but if you do it will last a day or two most likely ...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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Is it ok to take acetaminophen everyday?

Is it ok to take acetaminophen everyday?

Yes but why?: Do you have some chronic discomfort that needs analysis. Acetaminophen will mask pain and given you comfort in moderate doses. But a chronic pain should be discussed with your family doctor so the cause, if present, can be more directly treated. ...Read more

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How to know if I overdosed on acetaminophen?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose: abdominal pain
appetite loss
coma
•convulsions
•diarrhea
•irritability
•jaundice
•nausea
•sweating
upset stomach
•vomiting. ...Read more

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How would 50 grams of acetaminophen affect me?

How would 50 grams of acetaminophen affect me?

50 Grams: This would be the equivalent of taking a bottle of 100 tablets of extra strength tylenol. This has the potential of being anywhere from fatal to cause permanent liver damage. If you know anyone who consumed this much acetaminophen, see that the patient gets to the emergency department asap. ...Read more

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What should I do if I took too much acetaminophen?

What should I do if I took too much acetaminophen?

See below: Depends on how much is 'too much'. If one extra tablet one time, probably ok. If more that 2 extra tablets, should go to er. If 1 or 2 extra on multiple occasions should see your doctor. Also if you drink alcohol, it could be more serious. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can cause serious liver damage, & alcohol can make it worse. ...Read more

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Ingested over 30g of acetaminophen, should I be concerned?

At one time? If so: I would recommend you go to the hospital immediately as 30 grams can severely damage your liver and you will need to be seen by a physician immediately for possible treatment. ...Read more

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Is 3000mg of acetaminophen fatal?

Is 3000mg of acetaminophen fatal?

Acetaminophen: Normally not, assuming there is no liver dysfunction and no additional Acetaminophen ingested prior. Sometime in the not too distant future, the fda will set the maximum amount amount that can be taken in 24 hours to be 3, 000 mg. ...Read more

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What is propoxyphene/acetaminophen?

What is propoxyphene/acetaminophen?

Darvocet: A pain killer which has been removed off the market due to association with cardiac toxicity. ...Read more

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What is propoxyphene/acetaminophen?

What is propoxyphene/acetaminophen?

Treat pain: But propoxyphene (or Darvon) is no longer available in the US. This product, which is chemically quite close to methadone, was felt by many authorities to be an expensive and potentially dangerous placebo, and many studies of darvon failed to show any real analgesic effect outside of the apap (tylenol) part. Was shown to cause heart rhythm problems and was taken off market in 90s in US. ...Read more

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Acetaminophen effects on the elderly?

Acetaminophen effects on the elderly?

Acetaminophen elders: Acetaminophen is extremely safe and is the safest mild pain or fever medicine that elderly persons can take. The only concern would be if the elderly person has severe chronic liver disease or chronic alcoholism or takes more than 3000 mg a day for a long period of time. ...Read more

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Would you die from 10 tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Would you die from 10 tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): This really depends on the dose of acetaminophen. A dose of 7gm at one time will put you into severe liver compromise. Current recommendation of the the aps is not to exceed 2-2.5gm/day, fda guide still states 4gm/day. An overdose will compromise the liver and if it does not recover then you could die. ...Read more

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What causes acetaminophen to make me nauseous?

What causes acetaminophen to make me nauseous?

Not sure: Acetaminophen is generally well-tolerated, so I'm not sure why it is making you nauseated. You might try taking it with food or milk if possible to see if that helps. ...Read more

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Are there any limitations on acetaminophen (tylenol)?

Not>4000mg in 24 hrs: Total Acetaminophen use should not exceed 4000 mg in 24 hours. Consider that other medicines, including prescription pain medications can have Acetaminophen in them. Taking high doses can damage the liver. If you have liver problems, do not take medications with Acetaminophen without talking to your primary doctor, your liver doctor or to us. ...Read more

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Does motrin contain acetaminophen?

Motrin: Also named ibuprofen, is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent. It contains no acetaminophen. ...Read more

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Does acetaminophen cause constipation?

Does acetaminophen cause constipation?

No: It's not an opiod, so no. When combined with opiods like hydrocodone, then hydrocodone is the drug that can cause constipation. ...Read more

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Acetaminophen safe with allergy pills?

Providing your not: Taking other med with acetaminophen, no tyleniol or percocet- new warnings lately about over use of the otc drug ; bodily harm with overdosage. ...Read more

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IS tyLENOL (acetaminophen) 3 aDDICTIVE?

IS tyLENOL (acetaminophen) 3 aDDICTIVE?

Yes it can be: Tylenol (acetaminophen) #3 has codeine in it and that can be habit-forming and dependency can occur. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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