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Doctor insights on: Excedrin Warnings And Recalls

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Can you overdose on excedrin?

Can you overdose on excedrin?

Yes you can: Take only the recommended dose of the excedrin. The overdose can damage your liver and cause death. If you have vomiting, nausea, pain in your stomach, loss of appetite, dark urine, yellow skin, skin rush, itching. See the doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Can taking 4 Excedrin every morning hurt me?

Can taking 4 Excedrin every morning hurt me?

Excedrin has ASA: Excedrin has aspirin. This can cause large and 'silent' ulcers. The Aspirin both causes the ulcer and masks the symptoms - i.e. They are painless until they bleed. The biggest ulcers i've seen were from excedrin... I suggest you get a better solution for the problems for which you're taking the excedrin... ...Read more

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I had an intentional Excedrin overdose when i was 13. I voilently ill for 3-5 days, but never told anyone. Now I am 40.Could I have long term affect?

I had an intentional Excedrin overdose when i was 13.  I voilently ill for 3-5 days, but never told anyone.  Now I am 40.Could I have long term affect?

Hope not: Excedrin is a combination pill consisting of aspirin, Acetaminophen and caffeine. The combo of Aspirin and Acetaminophen may cause damage to the liver and kidney. Usually reversible if you survived to write about it. But may have caused chronic injury if the the od dose was in the hi end of the toxic range. Tinnitus is almost always reversible. ...Read more

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Can I take Excedrin that expired 4 months ago?

Not recommended: Expired medication may not adequately treat some conditions because of the reduced efficacy. ...Read more

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I took 4 Excedrin in 8 hours. Will I be ok? I'm 26 y/o and 150lbs height 5"6

I took 4 Excedrin in 8 hours. Will I be ok? I'm 26 y/o and 150lbs height 5"6

Yes, but . . .: Yes, you will be ok. It's just a lot of Caden for one day. Try to avoid other sources of Caden the rest of the day (coffee, soda, ect.). ...Read more

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When before Excedrin to get out of my system?

When before Excedrin to get out of my system?

Depends: If the medicine is taken every 8 hours, it will wear off in twice that. Also depends on how healthy your kidney and liver are, if you have any digestive problems, so that you didn't absorb the full dose. Safe to say by 24 h, but likely 12. ...Read more

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What happens if I take 6-7 Excedrin every day, will I eventually die?

What happens if I take 6-7 Excedrin every day, will I eventually die?

Are you feeling: suicidal? Do you want to die by a slow route? Please forgive me if this is not the case, but I am concerned by your question. If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) . ...Read more

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Is it bad to take Excedrin 4 times a week?

No: You want to limit the use of excedrin as it is known to cause rebound headaches. If you are requiring this medication do often the you should discuss your problems with you primary doc. ...Read more