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What are the dangers of snorting acetaminophen?

What are the dangers of snorting acetaminophen?

Not recommended: First, no reason to do so. Second, it can cause spikes of the drug in your system causing liver damage. If you have because you have crushed percocet, then please seek help for addiction issues as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Well it was over two hours ago but I took 5 extra strength 500mg tylenol instead of 5 100mg tylanol. I am a 20 year old 205lb athletic male. What is my danger. I haven't had acetaminophen or a nsaid in 42 hlurs?

Well it was over two hours ago but I took 5 extra strength 500mg tylenol instead of 5 100mg tylanol.  I am a 20 year old 205lb athletic male.  What is my danger.  I haven't had acetaminophen or a nsaid in 42 hlurs?

Liver and kidney: Overdose of acetaminophen can damage your liver and kidneys. Extrastregnth tylenol contains acetaminophen. If your ingestion was recent maybe you should try to vomit it up. you can get liver function tests done. Liver damage symptoms below:Extreme fatigue Yellowing of the eyes or skin Dark urine Vomiting, nausea, or persistent stomach pain Itchy skin Pale colored stool ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to take 2 500mg acetaminophen pills?

Is it dangerous to take 2 500mg acetaminophen pills?

Maybe. : I have patients that take lortab (has 500 mg of acetominophen in each tab) 4 times a day....So a 5th tablet will be likely ok. Taking 2500 all at once is not recommended......If the pain is that bad, go see your doctor. Your liver needs to be monitored if you are taking acetominophen at this dosage. ...Read more

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Took lots of tylenol (acetaminophen) a couple hours ago, am i in danger?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Firstly taking lots of anything is never a good idea. Secondly - i would need to know the exact mg amounts on the acetaminophen. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous that i took 250 mg of acetaminophen 3 hours before 900mg?

Depends: If this is a single incident, probably not. Your total intake over the 3 hours is 1150mg which is a little more than 2 extra strength acetaminophen. I wouldn't make this a habit though. ...Read more

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Is it considered unhealthy and even dangerous to take 2 different types of tylenol (acetaminophen) at once?

Is it considered unhealthy and even dangerous to take 2 different types of tylenol (acetaminophen) at once?

Yes: Depending on which compounds, you can easily exceed the recommended 3gram/day maximum for regular use. Check labels and for non-extended-release, do not exceed 1000mg in a single, 6-hour dose. Talk to your local pharmacist for more help. ...Read more

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