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Can i take ocassional acetaminophen 500-1000 mg if i've hepC, but liver tests are normal and i also take depakote ER 1000 mg/d. ?

Can i take ocassional acetaminophen  500-1000 mg if i've hepC, but liver tests are normal and i also take depakote ER 1000 mg/d. ?

Most likely: although you should clear it with your liver doctor, occasional use of acetaminophen does not cause harm to the liver. If used on a regular basis, however, it can be harmful. Have you seen your doctor yet concerning treating your hepatitis C? Current treatments are much easier and practically free of side effects, and are much more effective. Check with your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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Divalproex (Definition)

Divalproex, is a seizure medicine, the generic name is valporic acid, it has been in the market as an antiseizure medicine for long time, it is a good medicine, helps to control almost all types of common seizures, partial, generalized, absence, myoclonic, atonic, ..Etc.It can be used as a mood stabilizer in psychiatric patients. It has adverse effects on the liver, ...Read more


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Acetaminophen and depakote,both are hard to liver,but there is no interaction between these? is it safe? Nsaids cause stomach upset and heatburn

Yes, it's safe: As long as you don't use more than 2 gm acetaminophen daily for long term and don't use any other products (eg OTC supplements, alcohol) which may potentially cause liver problems. Thanks ...Read more

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I've GERD and chronic gastritis and HCV with normal lab results, im also taking Depakote 1000 mg/d, does depakote interact with acetaminophen?

I've GERD and chronic gastritis and  HCV with normal lab results, im also taking Depakote 1000 mg/d, does depakote  interact with acetaminophen?

Consider this...: Per attached link, the answer is "no" --http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=918-484,11-12. However, getting treated for your HCV and ongoing gastritis may be bigger issues that need to be addressed. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 1500mg of acetaminophen?

Is it safe to take 1500mg of acetaminophen?

Acetaminophen: The general recommendation is not to exceed 4000mg daily. There have been many warnings regarding tylenol (acetaminophen) and overtime it can negatively affect your liver. In the short-term you should not exceed 1000mg four times a day. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 3 acetaminophen with codeine at one time?

Is it safe to take 3 acetaminophen with codeine at one time?

Tough question: You could.Especially for very short term of pain control and they are from the lower dosage. On the other hand the side effects (constipation, ....)is dose related and if you take it for longer time you will develop tolerance to it where higher and higher doses will be needed.You need to let your doctor know. He may give you s.Th. Else or add acupuncture, self hypnoses or other meds that are safer. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 1000mg tylenol (acetaminophen) everyday ?

Is it safe to take 1000mg tylenol (acetaminophen) everyday ?

Yes with caveats: 1000mg tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe as a total daily dose provided you do not have liver or kidney disease and are not a heavy alcohol drinker. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take acetaminophen daily?

Is it safe to take acetaminophen daily?

Yes, but: the daily dose should be limited to NO MORE THAN 3000mg daily due to liver toxicity. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

Depakote (Definition)

Depakote is the brand name for a medication known as valproic acid. It is most commonly used to treat seizures, though it can also be used as a mood stabilizer in certain psychiatric disorders. It is used to treat multiple seizure types and can be used alone or with other seizure medications if needed. Common side effects include nausea, dizziness, ...Read more


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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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