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Safe Dosage Of Acetaminophen
Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not safe: That is a high dose and if repeated on any regular basis will put your liver health at risk. ...Read more
Is it safe, and more effective, to take OTC ibuprofen + acetaminophen together for suppressing pain of a recent injury? What dosage would be safe?
Safe to combine but: It is safe to combine but often it is unneccsary. You can take 400to600mgm of ibuprophen every six hours if you do not have allergy to it or Aspirin and no history of stomach ulcer.You can start with 400 mgm and if does not help increase to 600 mgm. If that does not give you relief for short time you can add acetamino 650 mgm to 1000 mgm every 4 o 6 hours need prescription pain meds if pain too bad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to take a low dosage of unisom (1/2 tablet) with pain medication (1 Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10-325)?
I`ve hep c - nsaids cause upset stomach, does acetaminophen is safe for me, to combat fever, if yes which dosage and duration of time.
I had quite a few alcoholic drinks about 24 hours ago, is it safe to take my tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 dose or should I wait longer?
Safer to wait: In general it is best not to combine alcohol with controlled medications. You run the risk of accidental overdose, respiratory suppression and aspiration. When it comes to metabolism of alcohol, the blood level declines in a predictable way. Better wait since we don't have enough information. ...Read more
Can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) of I have Gilbert's disease? What would be a sAfe dose for fever?
Been taking xtea stregnth tylenol (acetaminophen) 500 mg 3-4 times a day 2pill each dose for 3 days is this safe I have high blood pressure?
How many hrs after you take a full dose 500 mg tylenol (acetaminophen) & 500 mg aspirin is it safe to drink just one 12 ounce beer? Thank you, just wanted to be safe.
No problem: That should be no problem provided you have no underlying liver disease. ...Read more
For 4 months I have had severe buttock, thigh and shin pain. The only dose that helps now is 3, 10/325's of norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) bid. Is that safe?
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen): "safety" with Norco applies 1st to making sure you are not taking too much tylenol (acetaminophen) per day. 3-4000 mg per day should be max to keep the liver safe. You are taking 1950mg (325x3x2). The other issue is chronic use of hydrocodone which can lead to addiction, and side effects of drowsiness, nausea, constipation, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Maximum dose of Acetomenophen (Tyleno) for an adult is 3gms per day. Just don't take more than the recommended dose of Nyquil. Feel better! ...Read more
What is the correct dosage for acetaminophen for a 7 month old and 22.8 pound baby? I am giving him1.25 ml every 4 hours and doesn't seems to working
150mg per dose: The dose for a 22lb (10kg) baby is 150mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetominophen) every 4 to 6 hours as needed for pain or fever. If the baby is very fussy and/or the tylenol (acetaminophen) is not helping, the parent can call the doctor for what to do. Sometimes serious illnesses can start with routine cold symptoms in a baby. Sometimes they need to be on antibiotics for an infection, so a doctor's exam is beneficial. ...Read more
In high doses, yes: Too much alcohol is damaging to the liver. Too much Acetaminophen is damaging to the liver. The two together have a synergistic effect, which means the two together are more damaging than high doses of either one alone. So very high doses at one time could be fatal, and moderate doses over time with the two may cause eventual liver failure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the recommended dosage and frequency of tempra (acetaminophen) 120mg/5ml for a 3 yr old weighing 15.5kg?
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