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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)

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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

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Is it safe to take acetaminophen while pregnant?

Is it safe to take acetaminophen while pregnant?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe. Try to use the least amount possible. Maximum daily dose is 4000 mg per day. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) and valium?

Yes: They don't interact. Both should be used 'as needed' not regularly. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Valium with tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Is it safe to take Valium with tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Yes: There is no known cross reactivities between the two drugs. You can take them both as directed simultaneously. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) cold durning pregnany?

Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) cold durning pregnany?

Probably: Acetaminophen (tylenol) is safe during pregnancy. Tylenol (acetaminophen) cold contains Acetaminophen and, depending on which formulation, may contain guaifenesin, dextromethorphan, and phenylephrin - all of which are fda pregnancy category "c". There are no definite studies showing these drugs to be safe - but also none showing any particular risk. These drugs are fairly widely used during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take acetaminophen 3 to 5 times a week for back pain?

Is it safe to take acetaminophen 3 to 5 times a week for back pain?

Yes but realize that: This drug USA common ingredient in many over the counter medications. Current recommendations are not to exceed 2 grams daily in an adult as long as your liver is healthy. ...Read more

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After taking allegra (fexofenadine) is it safe to take acetaminophen?

After taking allegra (fexofenadine) is it safe to take acetaminophen?

No interaction..: Fortunately Acetaminophen does not have much drug interaction and it is quite safe taking at the recommended dosage. It does not have cross-interaction with Allegra (fexofenadine) and so can be taken concurrently, if needed. However, unexpected reaction can occur with any med or combo of meds, thus use smallest effective dose for shortest time possible. If further question/concern, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I take 300 mgs bid of lamactil. Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) cold?

I take 300 mgs bid of lamactil. Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) cold?

No interaction: Lamictal and tylenol (acetaminophen) cold; there is no interaction between two drugs. However, check with a physician if you have health questions or concerns. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) Cold Multi Symptom Nighttime and 10mg of melatonin?

Yes: These two should be safe to take. You can always check with your pharmacy as they should be aware of all the medications you take, even over the counter, so that a Cross reactivity evaluation can be done to assure you are safe taking any medications you take. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I had quite a few alcoholic drinks about 24 hours ago, is it safe to take my tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 dose or should I wait longer?

I had quite a few alcoholic drinks about 24 hours ago, is it safe to take my tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 dose or should I wait longer?

Safer to wait: In general it is best not to combine alcohol with controlled medications. You run the risk of accidental overdose, respiratory suppression and aspiration. When it comes to metabolism of alcohol, the blood level declines in a predictable way. Better wait since we don't have enough information. ...Read more

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I take Contrave for weigh loss. I am coming down with a cold, and I'm wondering is it safe to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) Cold while using Contrave? Thanks.

Yes it is: You can safely take Contrave and Tylenol Cold together. Tylenol Cold contains 4 active ingredients: acetaminophen (pain/fever reliever), dextromethorphan (cough suppressant), phenylephrine (decongestant), and doxylamine (antihistamine), and none of these ingredients has a significant interaction with Contrave. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 2 Tylenols (acetaminophen) 500 mg every 7 hrs for 5 days for pain after sugery? I feel I need to take these every 7 hours to avoid pain.

Is it safe to take 2 Tylenols (acetaminophen) 500 mg every 7 hrs for 5 days for pain after sugery? I feel I need to take these every 7 hours to avoid pain.

Yes.: As long as your liver works well, you are not a heavy consumer of alcohol, and you are not taking any other interfering meds this should be OK. Your total dose for 24 hours will be about 3 grams. That should be well tolerated. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take naproxen and then acetaminophen?

It is safe: There are no warnings not to take them together or separately and there is no drug interaction between these medications. Just do not take more of this medication than is recommended. ...Read more

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I it safe to take another panadol (acetaminophen) a half hour after the first?

Probably: Panadol is a form of Acetaminophen (tylenol (acetaminophen)). If you took 1 regular 325mg tylenol (acetaminophen) and repeated it 30 minutes later, there should be no problem. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) while pregnant?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is category b, indicating an acceptable safety. Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in tylenol (acetaminophen) is also in many other products, like cold and sinus rx. Always read the ingredients and take care not to exceed the recommended daily amount, it can be toxic to the liver, pregnant or not. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) while pregnant?

Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) while pregnant?

Yes: Yes, tylenol (or its generic, acetaminophen) is safe during pregnancy. Most women try to take as little medicine as possible during pregnancy, especially during the first 3 months. A woman's ob-gyn doctor likely has a printed hand-out that lists the usual medications that pregnant women can take for common symptoms during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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