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How much panadol (acetaminophen) does it take to overdose?

How much panadol (acetaminophen) does it take to overdose?

Dose highly variable: Panadol (paracetamol) in uk and tylenol (acetaminophen)in north america
the toxic dose is variable in individuals. A single dose of 10 grms has a pretty good chance of causing toxicity. Intermittent doses more than 2grms a day if taken along with alcohol and/or other drugs toxic to liver can also cause toxicity. A single dose less than 10 grms with alcohol overdose can be toxic to liver. ...Read more

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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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What to do if I am going to overdose on panadol (acetaminophen) tomorrow, say I don't succeed, what might happen to me?

What to do if I am going to overdose on panadol (acetaminophen) tomorrow, say I don't succeed, what might happen to me?

Don't do it!: If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of a panadol (acetaminophen) overdose?

What are the consequences of a panadol (acetaminophen) overdose?

Panadol (acetaminophen) overdose: The most serious consequence is death from liver failure, a very miserable way to die. When I was doing anesthesia for liver transplant surgery at harvard the most common reason for transplants was Acetaminophen (panadol, tylenol) overdose. ...Read more

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What are the tests for panadol (acetaminophen) overdose?

What are the tests for panadol (acetaminophen) overdose?

Usual LFT: Liver function tests such alt, ast (previously known as SGOT and sgpt)and ggt (very sensative) are most often used. Over tests are usually part of a comprehensive metaboic profile that measures electrolytes, other products of liver function, etc. Chronic toxicity even more serious when combined with alcohol. ...Read more

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How could a panadol (acetaminophen) overdose affect you?

How could a panadol (acetaminophen) overdose affect you?

Panadol (acetaminophen): Its all about the Acetaminophen content - if you take 7gm in one dose you will have liver failure. If you consistently take 4gm per day and take alcohol you will have liver toxicity and failure over time. ...Read more

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What does a panadol (acetaminophen) overdose feel like, and how many mg in a day is too much?

What does a panadol (acetaminophen) overdose feel like, and how many mg in a day is too much?

Acutely or Chronic: Same thing as acetaminophen. Previously 4000mg per day was considered safe. That dose now recognized as associated with liver damage after as little as 3 weeks. Probably shouldn't exceed 2500mg a day on a chronic bases and you should have liver function tests every 6 months at that dose. You may not have any symptoms until damage is advanced. ...Read more

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How many panadol (acetaminophen) tablets does it take to cause an overdose. And how many to make it fatal?

How many panadol (acetaminophen) tablets does it take to cause an overdose. And how many to make it fatal?

Please seek help!!!: I am concerned that you are asking this because you are considering trying an overdose. If you want to kill yourself this is not a good way to do it- panadol (acetaminophen) overdose causes liver failure which causes a long, painful ; very unpleasant death over several weeks.
If you are considering suicide please seek help from a friend, family member, professional or suicide hotline. There are better solutions. ...Read more

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Suffering from catarrh for almost a week I took drugs like panadol (acetaminophen) cold & catarrh, but to no avail, please any help?

Suffering from catarrh for almost a week I took drugs like panadol (acetaminophen) cold & catarrh, but to no avail, please any help?

Allergies?: I assume your discharge is clear. A runny nose for more than a week suggests nasal allergies. Not sure if you had this before, but you may want to try a saline nasal spray and an antihistamine such as Loratadine or Cetirizine or fexofenadine. If your nasal drainage is not clear, you may have a snius infection that needs an antibiotic. ...Read more

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What to do if I am going to attempt a panadol (acetaminophen) overdose tomorrow by taking around 130 panadol (acetaminophen). say on the off chance I don't succeed, what might happen to me?

What to do if I am going to attempt a panadol (acetaminophen) overdose tomorrow by taking around 130 panadol (acetaminophen). say on the off chance I don't succeed, what might happen to me?

GET HELP NOW!!!!!: If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for panadol (acetaminophen) overdose?

N-acetyl Cysteine: Nac is a specific treatment. Other treatment as indicated by symptoms and labs. Don't undertake on your own! ...Read more

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What is panadol (acetaminophen) overdose, its side effects, treatment?

Liver damage: Panadol is a brand of acetaminophen. If someone takes more than the recommended dose of acetaminophen, get medical help immediately, even if the person does not have any symptoms. Symptoms of overdose may include:

nausea

vomiting

loss of appetite

sweating

extreme tiredness

unusual bleeding or bruising

pain in the right part of the stomach

yellowing of the skin or eyes. ...Read more

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Medicine for fever and flu in summer I am already taking panadol (acetaminophen) cf?

Medicine for fever and flu in summer I am already taking panadol (acetaminophen) cf?

Fluids. Rest. Panadol (acetaminophen): If it is really flu and you have all syptoms of Influenza.Like fever, headache, bodyache, cough etc. And if iti is just the start of symptoms than it can be treated with antiviral antibiotics like Tamiflu (oseltamivir) available by prescription only for five days.
Panadol is for fever and increased fluids and rest is all you need.
But you need to make sure the fever is due to Flu, so check with your doctor ...Read more

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Hi, during first trimester I have taken lot of panadol (acetaminophen) and daflon overdose afraid something could happen to baby?

Hi, during first trimester I have taken lot of panadol (acetaminophen) and daflon overdose afraid something could happen to baby?

Relax: Most of the time, things that you did before you found out you were pregnant do not carry significant problems. If a baby survives the first trimester, chances are the baby will be fine. It's too late for you to do anything about it anyway, so relax. As an example, even though smoking cigarettes, drinking alcohol, using cocaine increase risk to babies, majority are still born normal. ...Read more

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Will I take panadol (acetaminophen) / desprol type medicine in fever in early pregnancy?

Will I take panadol (acetaminophen) / desprol type medicine in fever in early pregnancy?

Yes: It is safe to take acetaminophen i.e Panadol, Paracetamol, Disprol, for fever if you are pregnant.
But avoid aspirin or other anti-inflammatory agents. ...Read more

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My daughter is three of age, she have high fever, she's on panadol, (acetaminophen) but when the medicine wears off the fever come back..............Wat can this be?

My daughter is three of age, she have high fever, she's on panadol, (acetaminophen) but when the medicine wears off the fever come back..............Wat can this be?

Unexplained temp: An infection, probably viral in origin. However, it is important to know what her symptoms are. Because of her age and condition she deserves to be seen by a physician to determine the cause of her temperature. ...Read more

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My 3 year old is having fever as high as 103 with cough. Giving her panadol every 6 hours n just started advil (ibuprofen). Can I give these 2 medicines together?

Medication: Some doctors will prescribe the use ofboth drugs so that you take one or the other over 6 hours, that is, one or the other every three hours for elevated temp. ...Read more

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Is it possible to combine my blood pressure drug: exforge, with other pain killers such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) panadol etc.?

Is it possible to combine my blood pressure drug: exforge, with other pain killers such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) panadol etc.?

Yes: This drug is a combination of amlodipine and valsartan. These are safe drugs with Tylenol. Panadol is also acetaminophen. Please do not take both. I would try to avoid NSAIDs such as advil (ibuprofen) as this can contribute to hypertension. Follow the label for correct dosing. The amount of Tylenol you can take is reduced with age and liver disease. ...Read more

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What to do if I had a major paracetamol ibuprofen panadol (acetaminophen) and aspirin overdose help?

Go to Emergency Room: Major doses of these medications can cause gastrointestinal bleeding and liver failure. Go to the emergency room, the sooner the better. This is an emergency. ...Read more

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What to take panadol (acetaminophen) rapid for?

What to take panadol (acetaminophen) rapid for?

Pain or Fever: Panadal Rapid is Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) in USA same a Tylenol (acetaminophen) 500mgm tab sold in England and other countries used for pain and to reduce fever ...Read more

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Can I give my 1month old baby panadol (acetaminophen) syrup?

Why?: This is tolerated well by a 1 month old to treat discomfort at a dose of 10 mg/2.2 lb/dose up to every 6 hours. If the child has a fever (f > 100.4), you need to call the kids doc and be seen today. ...Read more

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Can I take panadol (acetaminophen) together with movalis 7.5?

Can I take panadol (acetaminophen) together with movalis 7.5?

Yes: They may be taken together. Movalis is a Nonsteriodal Antiinflammatory and may be taken with acetominophen. ...Read more

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What is equivalent to panadol (acetaminophen) night in Canada?

What is equivalent to panadol (acetaminophen) night in Canada?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM: Is the exact equivalent of Panadol (acetaminophen) Night. Hope this helps. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take some panadol (acetaminophen) before going to bed?

Is it ok to take some panadol (acetaminophen) before going to bed?

Panadol (acetaminophen): Sure you can take one. The main issue is what are you taking it for? Pain, headache, backache etc... Do not take for no reason. ...Read more

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If I ate 2 panadols (acetaminophen) accidentally. What will happen?

Nothing: No side effects expected. The real question is how did it happen, and how to prevent it from happening again. ...Read more

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What are the health risks of taking 6-10 panadols (acetaminophen) every day?

Failure: Of your liver and kidneys leading to serious illness and even death. Panadol should be taken only as directed. If you find that you still have pain, see your doctor. ...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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