Top
40
Doctor insights on: How Long Does Acetaminophen Stay In Your System

Share
1

1
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

Dr. Alvin Stein
2,098 Doctors shared insights

Acetaminophen (Definition)

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


3

3
How long does Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 stay in your system? Will they be out of my system in 3 days for a drug test

How long does Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 stay in your system? Will they be out of my system in 3 days for a drug test

4-5 days: It usually takes 4-5 days for narcotics such as codeine to get out of your system and be undetectable on a drug screen. ...Read more

4

4
How long does tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 stay in your system? Will it show in a drug test if I haven t used it in 3 days?

How long does tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 stay in your system? Will it show in a drug test if I haven t used it in 3 days?

No: The half-life elimination of Tylenol (acetaminophen) in adults is around 2-3 hours. There is no way Tylenol is still in your system if you used it 3 days ago. Either way Tylenol is not a standard component on a drug test. Drugs like amphetamines, cocaine, marijuana, and opiates are usually screened. Common over-the-counter medications like Tylenol are not typically a concern. ...Read more

5

5
How long does tylenol (acetaminophen) with codien stay in your system for?

Depends on how often: This is not easily answered - it all depends on how frequent and the dosing strength of the medication. If you have been on this a long time it will stay in the system longer. Likewise if you are taking a stronger dose the levels may be detected longer. However, this is a strange question - why would one want to know? ...Read more

8

8
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

9

9
How long does Hydrocodone/acetaminophen 7.5/3.25 stay in your system. Been off for 4 days. Have to take a urine test.

Hydrocodone 20 hrs: In general, 97% of a 10mg dose of hydrocodone would be eliminated after 20 hours. In addition, 97% of 325mg of acetaminophen would be eliminated after 15 hours. This applies to a healthy person with normal kidney and liver function. Each urine drug test has a different lower limit of detection. Some detect drug metabolites of the hydrocodone, such as hydromorphone which lasts 2-4 days. ...Read more

11

11
If I took 6000mg of acetaminophen, how long would it take to be completely out of my system?

6 g of acetaminophen: First off - if you did - you might never get it out of your system because the lethal dose is close to 4000mg. Why would you take that much???? - acetaminophen at that dose causes irreversible liver damage and death. DO NOT take that much!!!! ...Read more

13

13
What happens if you take 16 aspirin and 20 tylenol (acetaminophen) how long is it till it is out of your system?

What happens if you take 16 aspirin and 20 tylenol (acetaminophen) how long is it till it is out of your system?

Get medical help: It will be too risky to chance letting your body clear out the drugs by itself, and the risk is death or lifelong liver damage, to name a few. You have a closing window of time to get medical attention, and what treatment will involve is preventing the damage from occurring. Give this free phone number a call now, and they will guide you: 1-800-222-1222. ...Read more

14

14
How long does aspirin and tylenol (acetaminophen) stay in ur system? For example usually it says take every 6 hours so does that mean after that it's gone within?

How long does aspirin and tylenol (acetaminophen) stay in ur system? For example usually it says take every 6 hours so does that mean after that it's gone within?

Depends on dose: A one-time dose is normally gone within that time frame. However, regular use of medications create a "steady state" baseline which takes longer to be metabolized. How long depends on your metabolism. For example, kidney or liver disease cause drugs to not be cleared as effectively, and the medication can build up in your system. Also, effects of Aspirin on platelets can last up to a week. ...Read more

15

15
How long can it take to get loratab and ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) out of your system?

How long can it take to get loratab and ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) out of your system?

Long time: If you're trying to fool a test, forget it. Some these days can pick up narcotics from months ago.
For driving purposes, it depends on how big a dose, how big a person, how strong a liver. ...Read more

16

16
How long does it take for Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) to leave your system? Is it good for long term migraines?

How long does it take for Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) to leave your system? Is it good for long term migraines?

1 day: The half-life of Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) is approximately 4 hours. That's means the time it takes the blood to eliminate half of the drug is 4 hours. It takes approximately 6 half lives for a drug to be eliminated from your system. 4*6/24=
1 day.
It is not clear if Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) should be used for treating migraines ...Read more

17

17
Took fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) for my tension migraine. How long will it stay in my system?

Took fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) for my tension migraine. How long will it stay in my system?

Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) 1 day only: Doesn't stay in the blood long-term. The average "half-life" of fioricet, (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) which means the time it takes the blood to eliminate half of the drug is 4.5 hours. It takes approximately 6 half lives for a drug to be eliminated from your system 4.5*6/24= 1.12 day. Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) can cause medication overuse headache. See your PCP for headache management. ...Read more

18

18
What is the best way to break fever for my 3 year old? Also will tylenol (acetaminophen) weakening his immune system in the long run?

What is the best way to break fever for my 3 year old? Also will tylenol (acetaminophen) weakening his immune system in the long run?

It is fever!: Anything over 100.5 is fever. If the child is acting normal you can watch and re check the temp. If no other symptoms and fever lasts for more than 3 days see the doctor. Tylenol (acetaminophen) helps to relieve the symptom but does not do anything to the underlying problem. Tylenol (acetaminophen) does not affect the immune system but I would give the correct dose occasionally for short term fever or pain relief. ...Read more

19

19
How long does it take for lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) to leave your system?

See below: Lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is a short acting pain medications. 50% of it is out of your system by 4-6 hours with the other 50% out by 8-12 hours. Some people are more sensitive to the side effects of this medication than others. ...Read more

20

20
How does tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 show up in your system?

How does tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 show up in your system?

POITIVE FOR OPOIDS: It will show positive for morphine or opoids as it is a metabolite of morphine. It will stay positive up to 5 days. It is water soluble and eliminated through urine in3 to 5 days. ...Read more

21

21
Could hydrocodone acetaminophen affect your serotonin system?

Could hydrocodone acetaminophen affect your serotonin system?

Hydrocodone-Yes: Https://www. Aacp. Com/pages. Asp? Aid=10844;issue=;page=;uid=
if you go to above web address, there is an in-depth chart of all medications with any effect on serotonin. That being said, hydrocodone does not strongly affect your serotonergic system but with use of other medications this can be enhanced. Please discuss with your physician if your having any serotonin syndrome like symptoms. ...Read more

22

22
How much time does it take for acetaminophen and propoxyphene napsylate 650 mg / 100 mg. Pills to leave your system?

How much time does it take for acetaminophen and propoxyphene napsylate 650 mg / 100 mg. Pills to leave your system?

Depends on what you: Are really asking. Firstly, darvon isn't even available legally in this country, mainly because it 1) doesn't work and is essentially a placebo and 2) it caused a number of heart rhythm problems. It can however cause overdose and addiction. I don't even know if it is tested for in most testing kits. It is a short-acting drug but its metabolites stick around and can be detected for 2-4 days. ...Read more

23

23
I took 9 grams of aspirin and 10 grams of tylenol (acetaminophen). Home remedies to survive? I'm 5'1, and about 110-115 pounds. It's been in my system 28-30 hours.

I took 9 grams of aspirin and 10 grams of tylenol (acetaminophen). Home remedies to survive? I'm 5'1, and about 110-115 pounds. It's been in my system 28-30 hours.

Please go to ER: It sounds like you tried to kill yourself; I am happy to hear you have changed your mind. If you really want to survive & not have permanent kidney & liver damage then please go to the er asap! -this is beyond the scope of home remedies.That Aspirin dose is not lethal but the tylenol (acetaminophen) dose is potentially fatal; dying from acute liver failure is not a good way to go-but it's not too late. See comment. ...Read more

24

24
My 4 year old is on day 4 of the flu, her temp is at 103.8 with Tylenol (acetaminophen) in her system every 4 hours & it's not coming down, what should we do?

My 4 year old is on day 4 of the flu, her temp is at 103.8 with Tylenol (acetaminophen) in her system every 4 hours & it's not coming down, what should we do?

See her doctor: It is early for flu but it could be the cause of her fever. Children, however, are notorious for having complicationsof flu such as secondary bacterial infections. Did you have a positive flu test? Has she been seen by her doctor? If either answer is no, please have her checked out. ...Read more

25

25
If I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) and cough medicine that are 4 hour doses, would I be safe to drink after the 4 hours are up? Or will it still be in my system.

If I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) and cough medicine that are 4 hour doses, would I be safe to drink after the 4 hours are up? Or will it still be in my system.

Compounding effects: Taking cough/cold medicines along with alcohol is a risky proposition. You may have more dizziness, nausea, headache, and you certainly should not drive a car or other motor vehicle because of worsening response time. Not safe. ...Read more

26

26
My 15-year-old sister with a strong immune system took 1, 430 mg of caffiene, 121 grams of acetaminophen, and 121 grams of aspirin. Will she survive?

My 15-year-old sister with a strong immune system took 1, 430 mg of caffiene, 121 grams of acetaminophen, and 121 grams of aspirin. Will she survive?

Cannot say: She definitely has a hard road ahead of her medically. If she is being treated aggressively in an ICU or progressive care unit at a hospital that treats a lot of pediatric/adolescent patients and has GI specialist, cardiologist and intensivist, she has a reasonable chance. Might require liver transplant and/or kidney dialysis support. Pray for her. ...Read more

27

27
How much time will lorcets (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) stay in my system?

How much time will lorcets (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) stay in my system?

Lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) time: Hello. As you are aware, Hydrocodone is the main ingredient. Half life is at least 4 hours so that it typically doesn't get out of your system until another 72 hours but this varies depending on your dose, how often you take it, and how your liver metabolizes Lorcet (hydrocodone and acetaminophen). ...Read more

31

31
I took one norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) when will it be out of system?

See below: Probably gone within three days. The more important question is why you are taking medications that were not prescribed for you. ...Read more

32

32
I took half of a 5-325 norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) on Friday night to sleep. Will the 2.5 mg be out of my system by Sunday afternoon?

I took half of a 5-325 norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) on Friday night to sleep. Will the 2.5 mg be out of my system by Sunday afternoon?

Wrong forum: Asking a physician to help you beat a drug testing process is extremely inappropriate. You are asking us to break the very core of our ethical boundaries. Not one of us interested in assisting you stay in the disease of addiction. We are very happy to help you find a solution to getting and staying clean. ...Read more

35

35
How long do two tylenol (acetaminophen) last?

Standard Tylenol (acetaminophen) is: Usually written to be taken every 4 to 6 hours.
The duration can last from 3 to 8 hours. ...Read more

36

36
How long does tylenol (acetaminophen) usually last?

3-6 hours: Its benefit will usually last anywhere from 3 to 6 hours if it is effective at all. ...Read more

37

37
How long does tylenol (acetaminophen) effects last?

Standard dose 4-6 hr: Not to be taken more than 4-5 daily, and less if a liver problem ...Read more

38

38
How long do the effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) last?

Average 3 to 6 hours: Acetaminophen, the main ingredient in medications such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) is a medication that is quickly absorbed in our gastrointestinal tracts. The average time for it to "start working" is anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, and the average time it stays in your body is anywhere from 4 to over 8 hours. In children it may be less time and in infants longer.
Everybody absobs medicine differently. ...Read more

39

39
How long do the effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) pm last?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM: Tylenol (acetaminophen) pm consists of Acetaminophen and Diphenhydramine is a combination medicine used to treat headache, runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and pain or fever caused by allergies, the common cold, or the flu.
It typically lasts 6-8 hours, but can be shorter or longer dependent on how your body metabolizes these drugs. ...Read more

40

40
How long does it take for tylenol (acetaminophen) to wear off?

How long does it take for tylenol (acetaminophen) to wear off?

4 - 6 hours average: The half life is about 4 - 6 hours and that is the recommended interval between doses as it begins to wear off during that interval. Body size, presence of food and metabolism can change this some. ...Read more

Dr. Boris Ripa
613 Doctors shared insights

Panadol (Definition)

Panadol ...Read more


Dr. Michael Gabor
479 Doctors shared insights

Tempra (Definition)

Tempra ...Read more