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How much acetaminophen one can take without damaging the liver?

How much acetaminophen one can take without damaging the liver?

4gm: If you are otherwise healthy and don't have any pre-existing liver disease, it is recommended that no more than 4gm of Acetaminophen be consumed over any 24 hour time period. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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How much acetaminophen can you take before severely injuring your liver?

How much acetaminophen can you take before severely injuring your liver?

Acetaminophen : The current maximum total dose over 24 hours is 4 grams (4, 000mg). There is the likelihood that this may be reduced to 3 grams (3, 000 mg) in the near future. ...Read more

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18 yrs old, 5'4, 110lbs. I take max daily dose of tylenol (acetaminophen).I heard about staggeredod/liver damage. How much extra/how many days till liver damage/failure?

18 yrs old, 5'4, 110lbs. I take max daily dose of tylenol (acetaminophen).I heard about staggeredod/liver damage. How much extra/how many days till liver damage/failure?

TYLENOL (acetaminophen) TOXICITY: Too much tylynol intake affects the liver. This is known by the liver enzyme elevation during blood exams. Your md will warn you about liver toxicity. ...Read more

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How many acetaminophen can you take without your liver shutting down?

How many acetaminophen can you take without your liver shutting down?

3 Grams a day: It is recommended not to take more than 3 grams a day. Avoid other hepatotoxic meds and alcohol while taking more than a gram a day of acetaminophen. ...Read more

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How long can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 for pain without liver damage? Have been on it for over a week am still in lots of pain. Would Tylenol (acetaminophen) 4 be better?

How long can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 for pain without liver damage? Have been on it for  over a week am still in lots of pain. Would Tylenol (acetaminophen) 4 be better?

Safe if Prescribed: You do not have any risk of liver damage if you are taking as prescribed and are not abusing alcohol.Tylenol (acetaminophen) with codein is safe Follow up with your doctor about change in dose or another prescription for pain ...Read more

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Can i take tylenol (acetaminophen) if I have a fatty liver?

Liver function?: You can have a fatty liver and still have normal liver function, and then it's fine to use tylenol (acetaminophen). However, you can also have a fatty liver and crappy liver function, then tylenol (acetaminophen) may not be best option for you. So you need to know more than just fatty liver - how is it working? ...Read more

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