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Is it unhealthy to take tylenol (acetaminophen) pm every night to help sleep?

Is it unhealthy to take tylenol (acetaminophen) pm every night to help sleep?

Its ok: Tylenol (acetaminophen) pm is tylenol (acetaminophen) mixed with benadryl. There is essentially no problem with nightly use. ...Read more

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I took Tylenol pm 8 hrs ago and didn't sleep. Can I take. 0.5 mg of a xanax now to help me sleep?

I took Tylenol pm 8 hrs ago and didn't sleep. Can I take. 0.5 mg of a xanax now to help me sleep?

Xanax: If you haven't taken any other benzodiazepines (like valium, ativan, klonopin) and the xanax is prescribed by your physician, then it should be fine to take 8 hours after the Tylenol PM ...Read more

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Can I take Tylenol PM the night before a colonoscopy?

Can I take Tylenol PM the night before a colonoscopy?

Fine: Should be fine as long as you have no condition that is adversely affected by TYLENOL such as either allergy or liver disease. H Robert Silverstein M.D. FACC ...Read more

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Can I take mucinex fast max night time cold and flu with Tylenol pm?

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Can I take mucinex fast max night time cold and flu with Tylenol pm?

Better not: Both combinations contain almost similar ingredients, stick to only one, and read the labels carefully. The mucinex combo has a decongestant as well, so be careful if you have high blood pressure, wish you well ...Read more

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Can you take Allegra D and Tylenol PM together?

Can you take Allegra D and Tylenol PM together?

Yes you can, however: If you are taking the tylenol pm to help you sleep, it might not work in case you are taking the allegra-d 24 hours, but if taking the allegra-d 12 hours in the morning then the tylenol pm would work at night.

good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications ...Read more

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I've been taking ten Tylenol PM a night for at least two weeks, am I in danger?

I've been taking ten Tylenol PM a night for at least two weeks, am I in danger?

Acetaminophen: Https://www.tylenol.com/safety-dosing/usage/dosage-for-adults
Even the manufacturers of Tylenol do not recommend taking more than six tabs in a 24 hour period due to the risk of liver injury. This was recently *lowered* from the maximum of eight tabs. ...Read more

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I just took 1 500mg Tylenol PM and about an hour later I took 30mL of NyQuil. Am I at any serious health risk. It's the only time I've done so.

I just took 1 500mg Tylenol PM and about an hour later I took 30mL of NyQuil. Am I at any serious health risk. It's the only time I've done so.

Nothing serious: Tylenol is quite safe up to 2 grams per day. So you should not have any serious after effects. Be careful and have your m, ind focus on the medicines when you take any pills! ...Read more

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I think I took 4 Tylenol pm pills instead of 2 when I was getting ready for bed. Is this ok?

I think I took 4 Tylenol pm pills instead of 2 when I was getting ready for bed. Is this ok?

Tylenol overdose: It depends on when you had your last dosage, the current state of your liver, and the number of milligrams you took. 4 Grams within 24 hours is concerning. If you feel weak, nauseous, and have abdominal pain you should definitely get yourself
evaluated as soon as possible. You should follow up with your physician regardless. Following directions as prescribed is crucial to preventing an overdose. ...Read more

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I drank a beer and a bit of fireball at about 10/10:30, and took 2 Tylenol pm at 12:30, am I going to have to go to the doctor?

I drank a beer and a bit of fireball at about 10/10:30, and took 2 Tylenol pm at 12:30, am I going to have to go to the doctor?

Fireball whiskey: Drinks? Don't have any idea of how much liquor you drank? Are you feeling ill in any manner? If you drank one 12 ounce beer & 1 shot of whiskey- then took 2 tylenol than you will likely be fine. Did you drink massive amounts of alcohol? Perhaps you could resubmit with more info- there isn't enough here to be able to say. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen) pm every night to help me sleep I have a very hard time sleeping I have to take it every night 2 of them I have since a teen.

Underlying pain: If you need tylenol (acetaminophen) to get to sleep and you have canker sores tooth abscess and bad breath, you have an underlying pain problem hat will not let you sleep

you need to see a dentist and get you mouth cleaned up as that could be triggering a lot of problems in your body. ...Read more

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Am I right that it's no issue to take tylenol (acetaminophen) pm every nite to go to sleep?

Yes: Although dr. Stein is correct in what he says is the cause of insomnia, there is little risk of excess tylenol (acetaminophen) if you take one dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) pm per night. ...Read more

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Not every night, but most I take a tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 to help me sleep. Just one. Unhealthy?

Not every night, but most I take a tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 to help me sleep. Just one. Unhealthy?

Probably: If you are taking a narcotic every night then there is a problem. You should have a really good discussion with your doctor about why you need Codeine every night to go to sleep. Something might need more attention. ...Read more

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