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Doctor insights on: Metabolism Of Acetaminophen

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Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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


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Does oxcarbazepine increase the metabolism of methadone?

Does oxcarbazepine increase the metabolism of methadone?

Maybe: Interaction checker indicates this may increase or decrease methadone levels. This is not a good combination of medications. Only use if prescribed and closely monitored. ...Read more

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What are the effects of mixing tylenol (acetaminophen) and whiskey?

What are the effects of mixing tylenol (acetaminophen) and whiskey?

Liver damage?: Alcohol and tylenol (acetaminophen) both may damage the liver at high doses, and their effects may be additive. ...Read more

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Could taking 1g - 1.5g of protein per pound of body weight cause liver or kidney damage?

Could taking 1g - 1.5g of protein per pound of body weight cause liver or kidney damage?

Protein ingestion: The amount of protein intake in your question is not toxic to the your liver or kidneys, if they are not diseased. If they are, discuss your question with a physician who knows both your kidney and liver function for a meaningful answer to your question. ...Read more

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What are the main effects of a tylenol (acetaminophen) pm overdose?

What are the main effects of a tylenol (acetaminophen) pm overdose?

Liver damage: If you take more than 8 pills of tylenol pm [or a total of 4, 000 milligrams of any acetaminophen], you can damage your liver seriously. Overdose of antihistamine can cause confusion, drowsiness, seizures, high blood pressure, fast pulse, high temperature, trouble peeing, even seizures. Call your doc or poison control [1-800-222-1222] immediately. ...Read more

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Will Tylenol (acetaminophen) once a day for sore feet interfere with result of comprehensive metabolic panel as long as recommended dose of Tylenol (acetaminophen) isn't exceeded?

Will Tylenol (acetaminophen) once a day for sore feet interfere with result of comprehensive metabolic panel as long as recommended dose of Tylenol (acetaminophen) isn't exceeded?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) and CMP test: 39F asks: will tylenol (acetaminophen) qd 4 sore feet affect compressive Metabolic Panel. Probably not. But that assumes you do not have any other problems especially in the liver. Best to tell your Dr. down there what you are taking when he reviews the test with u. ...Read more

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When should we use solpadeine of gsk instead of panadol (acetaminophen) advance ? Is it the same strength of panadol (acetaminophen) extra ?

When should we use solpadeine of gsk instead of panadol (acetaminophen) advance ? Is it the same strength of panadol (acetaminophen) extra ?

It depends,,,: From what i gather, these are similar to tylenol (acetaminophen) in usa, only they have some other things added depending on which derivative you use. For example, the solpedeine migraine has Ibuprofen and Codeine along with the paracetamol/tylenol (acetaminophen) in it and panadol. This gives more pain relief and Ibuprofen can control inflammation also. So these differences can give different effects, etc.. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How much stronger is 30mg of oxycodone than 10.325mg of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

How much stronger is 30mg of oxycodone than 10.325mg of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?

See below: Depending on what table you look at 30 mg of oxycodone is equal in potency to 30-45 mg of hydrocodone (norco). Also, the Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) dose you asked about is 10/325 not 10.325. There is 10 mg of hydrocodone in the tablet along with 325 mg of acetominophen. ...Read more

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What are the signs of tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose?

What are the signs of tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose?

Variable: Nausea and vomiting in od situations is common. Most of the danger with tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetamenophen) comes from potential liver toxicity which can be fatal. Symptoms could include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, cramping, yellow discoloration to eyes/skin and more. It should be suspected in all od's due to the ubiquitous presence of the drug, and one should seek immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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What effect can taking high doses of acetaminophen and ibuprofen have on your body?

What effect can taking high doses of acetaminophen and ibuprofen have on your body?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): High doses of tylenol (acetaminophen) can affect your liver harmfully. You should be careful not to exceed the recommended dose with out a physicians care. He/she should know what other medications you are on and what medical conditions you have and are taking the medications for. ...Read more

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Is 50 mg of tramodol same as 500mg of codeine ?

Is 50 mg of tramodol same as 500mg of codeine ?

Tramadol/codeine: These are two different molecules. While there are fancy tables equating doses - there have never been any comparative studies actually studying the equivalent dosing amounts. Both help with pain and certainly one cannot equate how much tramadol equals 500mg Codeine. ...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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What would the effects of taking 2800mg ibuprofen with 3000mg of paracetamol be at a weight of 54kg?

Liver/kidney damage: This is a serious issue if you took them as a single dose. If this is taken as divided doses in one day then it is a different issue. The highest maximum allowable dose in 24 hrs. is 3000 mg. of Paracetamol and 2400mg. of Ibuprofen. DO NOT EXCEED THIS DOSE. Also prolonged use of Ibuprofen can lead to gastric ulcer and stomach bleeding. Prolonged use of Paracetamol can lead to kidney / liver damage ...Read more

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