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Can i overdose on acetaminophen?

Can i overdose on acetaminophen?

Please do not.: If you are considering an overdose, please call 911 or your nearest emergency room. Do not harm yourself. You risk serious and irreversible damage to your body. ...Read more

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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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Can you get high on Acetaminophen?

Can you get high on Acetaminophen?

No: tylenol (acetaminophen) by itself should not have that effect. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can be harmful and even deadly if not taken appropriately though. ...Read more

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Can i take too much acetaminophen?

Can i take too much acetaminophen?

Yes: For a healthy individual, it is recommended to not use more than 3 grams in a 24 hour period. ...Read more

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What amount acetaminophen in a day?

What amount acetaminophen in a day?

Least amount...: ...necessary not to exceed 3000mg in a 24-hour period of time. Don't take it all at once either, because it won't be any more effective in mega-doses. Not the best pain med available over the counter, just useful for fevers. ...Read more

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Is 2, 000mg of acetaminophen in one dose too much?

Is 2, 000mg of acetaminophen in one dose too much?

Don't do it again: This won't hurt or kill you, but you do need to show this helpful drug the respect it deserves. It's important to space the doses out so that you don't get sick. Up to 4000 mg/day is fine but you don't want to take even this much all at once -- you might overload the enzyme that processes it by the normal pathway. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to overdose on acetaminophen?

Absolutely: This drug can be very dangerous if you take more than 4 grams in a day. Man OTC medicines contain it, so you may not know you're taking it-read the label! It can cause liver failure and is the main reason liver transplant in the US today. No joke-be careful. ...Read more

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Is 3000mg of acetaminophen fatal?

Is 3000mg of acetaminophen fatal?

Acetaminophen: Normally not, assuming there is no liver dysfunction and no additional Acetaminophen ingested prior. Sometime in the not too distant future, the fda will set the maximum amount amount that can be taken in 24 hours to be 3, 000 mg. ...Read more

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Can i take acetaminophen for gout?

Can i take acetaminophen for gout?

Gout: Yes you can take Acetaminophen for gout. If you truly have confirmed gout i recommend that you talk with your doctor and take a medication to keep your uric acid level to 5 or below. Even if you control the pain and symptoms with acetamonophen the elevated uric acid is attacking your joints 24 hours a day 365 days a year. Best to treat it and not cover it up with a anti-inflammatory. ...Read more

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Does acetaminophen make you drowsy?

Not usually : Not usually , if you take only acetaminophen, but sometimes this medicine come as part of other medications like tylenol#3 or 4 or vicodin, then will cause drowsiness. ...Read more

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What is propoxyphene/acetaminophen?

Darvocet: A pain killer which has been removed off the market due to association with cardiac toxicity. ...Read more

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Is there acetaminophen in benedryl?

No: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is Diphenhydramine which is a first generation, sedating antihistamine. Unless you took a combination product which included more than on medication, you will not get any ancetaminophen from benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more

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What is propoxyphene/acetaminophen?

What is propoxyphene/acetaminophen?

Treat pain: but propoxyphene (or Darvon) is no longer available in the US. This product, which is chemically quite close to methadone, was felt by many authorities to be an expensive and potentially dangerous placebo, and many studies of darvon failed to show any real analgesic effect outside of the apap (tylenol) part. Was shown to cause heart rhythm problems and was taken off market in 90s in US. ...Read more

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Can acetaminophen overdose be cured?

Can acetaminophen overdose be cured?

Yes: You need prompt care in a hospital. Treatment is with a drug called acetadote. ...Read more

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Acetaminophen effects on the elderly?

Acetaminophen effects on the elderly?

Acetaminophen elders: Acetaminophen is extremely safe and is the safest mild pain or fever medicine that elderly persons can take. The only concern would be if the elderly person has severe chronic liver disease or chronic alcoholism or takes more than 3000 mg a day for a long period of time. ...Read more

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How serious is acetaminophen overdose?

How serious is acetaminophen overdose?

Very Very Serious: One of the most common overdoses in the country is acetamenophen overdose. Every day there are ICU over the country with patient overdosed on this drug. It causes liver failure and and death. Sadly this is all due to an over the counter drug. Acetamenophen should be used cautiously, carefully and for it's intended purpose. See care immediatley if you suspect your have overdosed on this med. ...Read more

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How do I treat acetaminophen overdose?

Dial 911 immediately: If you believe you have overdosed on acetaminophen, dial 911. Plain and simple. ...Read more

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Side effects of tempra (acetaminophen)?

Side effects of tempra (acetaminophen)?

Tempra (acetaminophen): Side effects of the liquid suspension of paracetamol (used for children) or the tablets, are mild to non-existent if used at recommended doses. It does not cause stomach irritation or blood thinning, unlike aspirin. Continued use over long period of time in adults can affect the liver, if there is history of alcohol use, and in very young children it may trigger asthma or eczema (controversial). ...Read more

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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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Can you die from acetaminophen overdose?

Can you die from acetaminophen overdose?

YES: Acetaminophen in large dose is hepatotoxic. It can cause serious liver damage and can be lethal. ...Read more

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What does tylenol (acetaminophen) pm do?

What does tylenol (acetaminophen) pm do?

Acetaminophen&Diphen: It has two ingredients 1acetaminophen500 mgm pain reliever 2diphenylhydramine 25 mgm to help you sleep so it is to relieve pain and help you sleep, thats why it is taken pm. ...Read more

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