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Dangers Of Acetaminophen
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: but in the long term yesGet a more detailed answer ›
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
Is it dangerous to take 3 panadol (acetaminophen) advance pills instead of 2 ? I saw many people taking this much .
Once is...: ...Ok, but with repeated overdosing it can build up to dangerous levels and damage the liver. ...Read more
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