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What are the side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose?

What are the side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Over 4 grams will produce a metabolite that will injure your liver. Otherwise sometimes asthma rarely, rash GI effects rarely. ...Read more

Acetaminophen Overdose (Definition)

Acetaminophen is only toxic at high doses. Recently, because Acetaminophen is added to many different types of over-the-counter medications, a recommendation has been made to decrease the daily recommendation for Acetaminophen from 4000 to 3000 mg per day. Acetaminophen becomes toxic when your bodies stores of glutathionine get used up by metabolizing acetaminophen, ...Read more


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Side effects of tempra (acetaminophen)?

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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 main effects of a tylenol (acetaminophen) pm overdose?

What are the main effects of a tylenol (acetaminophen) pm overdose?

Liver damage: If you take more than 8 pills of tylenol pm [or a total of 4, 000 milligrams of any acetaminophen], you can damage your liver seriously. Overdose of antihistamine can cause confusion, drowsiness, seizures, high blood pressure, fast pulse, high temperature, trouble peeing, even seizures. Call your doc or poison control [1-800-222-1222] immediately. ...Read more

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What are the long term-effects of taking hydrocodone (lorcet) + acetaminophen daily?

Poisoning: Excess Acetaminophen can kill your liver and the Lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) can get you addicted and lose its effectiveness making you take a worthless medication. ...Read more

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What are the effects of mixing tylenol (acetaminophen) and whiskey?

What are the effects of mixing tylenol (acetaminophen) and whiskey?

Liver damage?: Alcohol and tylenol (acetaminophen) both may damage the liver at high doses, and their effects may be additive. ...Read more

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What are the effects of a Floricet (apap/butalbital/caffeine) overdose?

Sedation/liver issue: The tylenol (acetaminophen) component can cause liver damage if too many are taken at once. The butalbital will cause sedation that cannot fully be overcome by the caffeine. ...Read more

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Side effects of hycodan (hydrocodone)?

Side effects of hycodan (hydrocodone)?

Quite a variety!: Side effects from Hycodan (hydrocodone) can include swelling, rash, increased eye pressure, conjunctivitis, slow or fast pulse, dry mouth, palpitations, chest pain, arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, heart attack, ekg changes, fainting, agitation, coma, dizziness, mental clouding/depression, euphoria, faintness, restlessness, nervousness, weakness, sedation, seizures, visual disturbances, flushing, sweating, itch, hives, nausea/vomiting, & more. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of a panadol (acetaminophen) overdose?

Panadol (acetaminophen) overdose: The most serious consequence is death from liver failure, a very miserable way to die. When i was doing anesthesia for liver transplant surgery at harvard the most common reason for transplants was Acetaminophen (panadol, tylenol) overdose. ...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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What are the effects of overdose on dayquil (apap/dextromethorphan/pseudoephedrin?

What are the effects of overdose on dayquil (apap/dextromethorphan/pseudoephedrin?

Serious: Acetaminophen (apap, tylenol) overdose can kill the liver, and kill the overdoser. It is one of the most commonly overdosed over-the-counter medications, partly due to misconception that if it is over-the-counter then it cannot be all that harmful. It is safe within listed limits. Pseudoephedrine overdose can speed up the heart to dangerous levels or raise blood pressure to dangerous levels. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of acetaminophen overdose?

What are the consequences of acetaminophen overdose?

Liver damage: Acetamenophen can damage the liver. It can be mild and barely undetectable all the way to death. If you suspicion any problem with acetamenophen poisoning, please go to the er immediately! ...Read more

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Can taking loperamide increase the effects of hydrocodone?

Not really: Both will slow down your bowels, possibly causing constipation, but loperamide will not make the effects of hydrocodone (in terms of pain relief) any stronger. ...Read more

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Effects of taking toradol?

Effects of taking toradol?

Affects Bleeding : Shouldn't take toradol for more than 5 days. In other words it is only a very short term med. There is a much higher chance of bleeding into the brain or even the spinal column or GI hemorrhage. Ironically there is a higher chance of stroke or heart attack and shouldn't be used after CABG surgery. As an nsaid, there can be damage to the kidney function as well. There are a number of alternatives. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen)?

What are the side effects of ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen)?

Usually mild: All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using ultracet: constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; increased sweating; loss of appetite; nausea. ...Read more

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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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