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How long does acetaminophen stay in your system?

How long does acetaminophen stay in your system?

Effective for: About 4 hours, decreases to near zero in your blood in about 20 hours. ...Read more

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Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more


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How long will 3000 mg of acetaminophen and 600 mg of sleeping pills stay in your system?

How long will 3000 mg of acetaminophen and 600 mg of sleeping pills stay in your system?

Acetaminophen: Not because these medications could be found over the counter means they are safe. Please contact your physician as i feel the dose of the medications could be wrong or excessive. Overdose with these medications can be very serious or fatal. The time these medications stay in your system depend on age, weight , liver condition, and other medications. I would estimate at least 18-24 hours. ...Read more

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How long will you have to wait to drink after taking acetaminophen?

How long will you have to wait to drink after taking acetaminophen?

Both are hepatotoxic: Both of these drugs are hepatotoxins and you should practice moderation when using them together or close proximity to each other. If you know that you have liver disease or elevated liver enzymes, you should take extra caution mixing the two. ...Read more

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I took 1000 mg of acetaminophen and another 500 18 hours later I have broken out in a rash that has lasted 2 weeks how long should it last?

I took 1000 mg of acetaminophen and another 500 18 hours later I have broken out in a rash that has lasted 2 weeks how long should it last?

Not Acetominophen: I am sorry, but you may be mistaken. Your rash is not related to acetominophen. ...Read more

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For how long does hydrocodone/acetaminophen last?

For how long does hydrocodone/acetaminophen last?

Last??: For pain, the useful period is generally 3-4 hours. If you mean how long does it stay in the body, it is rapidly metabolized and is only in the bloodstream in that form for a couple hours, is metabolized to Codeine and morphine, and those metabolites can last a day or two and be detected in urine, but they are not producing much activity, same with the tylenol in it. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait to drink alcohol after taking acetaminophen?

No interaction: It does not matter, there is no interaction between the 2. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to drink alcohol after taking acetaminophen?

How long should I wait to drink alcohol after taking acetaminophen?

It depends...: There is no exact time. Alcohol and Acetaminophen (tylenol) are both metabolized by the liver. The more you stress the liver with one, the less of the other that can be safely ingested. For example, an alcoholic with cirrhosis could potentially have problems with as little as 2 grams of Acetaminophen in 24 hours...And a young healthy person could take a moderate dose of both without any problem. ...Read more

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How long does it take to die from acetaminophen overdose poisoning?

How long does it take to die from acetaminophen overdose poisoning?

About three days: In severe acetominophen toxicity, death can occur in three days from liver failure, unless emergency medical treatment is promptly started. Mild to moderate acetominophen overdose poisoning can cause liver inflammation and reversible liver damage, but rarely causes liver failure and death. ...Read more

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