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Doctor insights on: Ibuprofen Overdose In Infants

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Can adults take baby tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Can adults take baby tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Yes: You would need to take a lot more pills to achieve an adequate adult dose. ...Read more

Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


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How many tylenol (acetaminophen) #3 with codeine can the average adult take without overdosing?

How many tylenol (acetaminophen) #3 with codeine can the average adult take without overdosing?

Depends on amount at: Taking 7gm of Acetaminophen in one dose will cause liver failure. The current fda max allowed is 4gm per day. This is lowered by the american pain society to 2-2.5 gm per day. So add up the amount in every tab and multiply by the number of pills used per day to get the daily amount. ...Read more

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Baby weight is 26 pounds, tylenol (acetaminophen) 80 mg q6h prn ordered. How much tylenol (acetaminophen) should be given in one dose?

Baby weight is 26 pounds, tylenol (acetaminophen) 80 mg q6h prn ordered.  How much tylenol (acetaminophen) should be given in one dose?

That means 80mg/dose: A normal baby can take 6.8 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetominophen) per pound of body weight, in one dose. That means 6.8 mg x 26 pounds = 176.8 mg (but round down to 160 mg for simplicity). Tylenol (acetaminophen) is typically used for just 1-3 days. The baby's doctor may have recommended a smaller dose for some reason, as he knows the baby's details. ...Read more

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Whats considered overdose of ibuprofen in a 25 pound toddler?

Whats considered overdose of ibuprofen in a 25 pound toddler?

>110mg: The recommended dosage for a 25lb kid is from 55mg to 110 mg. 1tsp (5ml) of children's Ibuprofen equals to 100mg. The dosing interval is every 6-8 hours as needed. ...Read more

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Can children tylenol (acetaminophen) cause blood thinning in an adult woman?

Can children tylenol (acetaminophen) cause blood thinning in an adult woman?

No: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not a blood thinner. Nsaids can affect platelets and increase bleeding times but tylenol (acetaminophen) does not . It is not a blood thinner. ...Read more

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Which is more dangerous in a vicodin overdose, the hydrocodone or the tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Which is more dangerous in a vicodin overdose, the hydrocodone or the tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Tylenol, (acetaminophen): it can lead to liver failure and very difficult to treat, the hydrocodone respiratory depression can be overcome and now first responders are being equipped with narcotic reversal agents, but both are dangerous ...Read more

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Is all the tylenol (acetaminophen) in vicodin dangerous?

Is all the tylenol (acetaminophen) in vicodin dangerous?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): More than 4000 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) a day can be cry harmful to the liver. So taking to many vicodin may cause toxicity to the liver. ...Read more

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Is panadol (acetaminophen) safe in pat. Withg6pd deficiency?

Maybe: There is a spectrum of severity in g6pd deficiency. Most people with milder forms can take Acetaminophen at normal doses, but those with severe disease can have a reaction to it. Here's a list that may be helpful: http://g6pddeficiency.Org/wp/living-with-g6pd-deficiency/drugs-to-avoid-list/#.Uijwijbkuso. ...Read more

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Is children's tylenol syrup (has acetaminophen 160mg) safe to use in pregnant for sore throat and ache instead of tylenol extra strength tabs.

Yes.: Two teaspoons of the children's tylenol (acetaminophen) are equivalent to one regular strength tylenol (acetaminophen) pill. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is pregnancy category b, which means that it's regarded as safe to use during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Hey can u give infants Tylenol (acetaminophen) hours after giving children benadryl?

Hey can u give infants Tylenol (acetaminophen) hours after giving children benadryl?

Yes you can: Be cautious though with antihistamines in general in infants, read the labels of all OTC drugs carefully, check with your doctor if you want to give antihistamines regularly, good luck ...Read more

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Can I take 3 tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength in one dose?

Can I take 3 tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength in one dose?

Not good idea: You should follow instructions on the bottle and do not take more than 4,000 grams in a 24 hour period. It is harmful to the liver. ...Read more

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Children's motrin (ibuprofen) cause blood in urine?

Children's motrin (ibuprofen) cause blood in urine?

Excess or overuse: Yes if you are giving higher the normal dose or more frequent doses of Motrin , you may see noise bleeds , blood in urine etc. ...Read more

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Is ten paracetamol in 24hours dangerous?

Short term no: On a one time or very short term basis this should not cause any problems it is recommended that one not use more than 3000mg Acetaminophen in any given day certainly not a on a routine basis this could lead to liver or kidney damage. ...Read more

Ibuprofen Overdose (Definition)

An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Symptoms of overdose may include agitation, stupor, coma, respiratory depression & lactic acidosis. Overdose can ...Read more


Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more