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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

Dr. Alvin Stein
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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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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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Headache in children that goes away with panadol (acetaminophen) once every 2 weeks or so, is something wrong? No msg food given

Headache in children that goes away with panadol (acetaminophen) once every 2 weeks or so, is something wrong? No msg food given

Headaches: There are various causes for headaches in children. One is migraine and another is tension. Is your child getting enough sleep? Does he get dehydrated because of the hotweather in jordon? Keep him well hydrated. Another cause may be sinus headaches caused by allergy. With his history I would not worry about a brain tumor. ...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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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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My son has fever can I give him panadol (acetaminophen) for children I'm worried if right for him but it's written in box it's for children?

My son has fever can I give him panadol (acetaminophen) for children I'm worried if right for him but it's written in box it's for children?

OK: Not all fever needs to be treated, but if its over 100F, a dose or two is ok, if fever persists, take him to the doctor for a quick checkup ...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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I'm a mother to 4 children I'm 33 yrs old I have heavy feeling in my legs and my feet ache I take Panadol and Advil (ibuprofen) to ease the pain I'm feed up!

I'm a mother to 4 children I'm 33 yrs old I have heavy feeling in my legs and my feet ache I take Panadol and Advil (ibuprofen) to ease the pain I'm feed up!

See below.: Try more supportive shoes and inserts/orthotics. Stretching exercises may also help. If problem is severe or continues to persist, see Podiatrist. ...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?

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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Is it okay to take a second panadol (acetaminophen) within half an hour of the first?

Yes: Panadol (acetaminophen) is a powerful pain killer that has effects on your liver. You should not take more than every 4 hours. This number would less based on your age and function of your liver. Please see your general practitioner about the suitability based on your health. ...Read more

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What happens if you take two different panadol (acetaminophen) tablets at the same time?

What happens if you take two different panadol (acetaminophen) tablets at the same time?

Panadol (acetaminophen): It depends on the milligram dose. If each tablet has a high milligram dose - then you il have taken too much. If its the regular panadol (acetaminophen) 500mg - then nothing will happen, if its the enhanced type, then as log you do not exceed 2-2.5gm per day you are fine. ...Read more

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What quantity of panadol (acetaminophen) would it take to do damage/make someone pass out?

What quantity of panadol (acetaminophen) would it take to do damage/make someone pass out?

Wrong question 2 ask: But since you're asking, the answer is that it's time for you to seek medical attention for suicidal ideation. Of course, this being the Internet, I have no idea of intention behind your question/post. Perhaps you're asking out of concern for someone else. In which case, you can easily find answer by searching online w/o asking physician. But as a physician, I have to assume worst. Go to ER 4 help ...Read more

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