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I've been taking ten Tylenol PM a night for at least two weeks, am I in danger?

I've been taking ten Tylenol PM a night for at least two weeks, am I in danger?

Acetaminophen: Https://www.tylenol.com/safety-dosing/usage/dosage-for-adults
Even the manufacturers of Tylenol do not recommend taking more than six tabs in a 24 hour period due to the risk of liver injury. This was recently *lowered* from the maximum of eight tabs. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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I think I took 4 Tylenol pm pills instead of 2 when I was getting ready for bed. Is this ok?

I think I took 4 Tylenol pm pills instead of 2 when I was getting ready for bed. Is this ok?

Tylenol overdose: It depends on when you had your last dosage, the current state of your liver, and the number of milligrams you took. 4 Grams within 24 hours is concerning. If you feel weak, nauseous, and have abdominal pain you should definitely get yourself
evaluated as soon as possible. You should follow up with your physician regardless. Following directions as prescribed is crucial to preventing an overdose. ...Read more

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Can I take ambien and Tylenol pm?

Can I take ambien and Tylenol pm?

Sedation: The Tylenol PM contains antihistamine which can interact with the Ambien: not a good idea. ...Read more

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Can I take Tylenol PM the night before a colonoscopy?

Can I take Tylenol PM the night before a colonoscopy?

Fine: Should be fine as long as you have no condition that is adversely affected by TYLENOL such as either allergy or liver disease. H Robert Silverstein M.D. FACC ...Read more

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I just took 1 500mg Tylenol PM and about an hour later I took 30mL of NyQuil. Am I at any serious health risk. It's the only time I've done so.

I just took 1 500mg Tylenol PM and about an hour later I took 30mL of NyQuil. Am I at any serious health risk. It's the only time I've done so.

Nothing serious: Tylenol is quite safe up to 2 grams per day. So you should not have any serious after effects. Be careful and have your m, ind focus on the medicines when you take any pills! ...Read more

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Can I take mucinex fast max night time cold and flu with Tylenol pm?

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Can I take mucinex fast max night time cold and flu with Tylenol pm?

Better not: Both combinations contain almost similar ingredients, stick to only one, and read the labels carefully. The mucinex combo has a decongestant as well, so be careful if you have high blood pressure, wish you well ...Read more

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Can you take Allegra D and Tylenol PM together?

Can you take Allegra D and Tylenol PM together?

Yes you can, however: If you are taking the tylenol pm to help you sleep, it might not work in case you are taking the allegra-d 24 hours, but if taking the allegra-d 12 hours in the morning then the tylenol pm would work at night.

good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications ...Read more

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I took Tylenol pm 8 hrs ago and didn't sleep. Can I take. 0.5 mg of a xanax now to help me sleep?

I took Tylenol pm 8 hrs ago and didn't sleep. Can I take. 0.5 mg of a xanax now to help me sleep?

Xanax: If you haven't taken any other benzodiazepines (like valium, ativan, klonopin) and the xanax is prescribed by your physician, then it should be fine to take 8 hours after the Tylenol PM ...Read more

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I drank a beer and a bit of fireball at about 10/10:30, and took 2 Tylenol pm at 12:30, am I going to have to go to the doctor?

I drank a beer and a bit of fireball at about 10/10:30, and took 2 Tylenol pm at 12:30, am I going to have to go to the doctor?

Fireball whiskey: Drinks? Don't have any idea of how much liquor you drank? Are you feeling ill in any manner? If you drank one 12 ounce beer & 1 shot of whiskey- then took 2 tylenol than you will likely be fine. Did you drink massive amounts of alcohol? Perhaps you could resubmit with more info- there isn't enough here to be able to say. ...Read more

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I had 4 xtra strength tylenol (acetaminophen) pm?

I had 4 xtra strength tylenol (acetaminophen) pm?

Unsure of question: But it is not recommended to take this much. While you most likely will be safe, you will be sedated and can even cause liver damage if you are susceptible. Make sure you do not do anything that you may be unsafe if sedated and follow recommended dosing from now on. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can taking tylenol (acetaminophen) pm have long term harmful affects on the body?

Can taking tylenol (acetaminophen) pm have long term harmful affects on the body?

Tylenol-PM: If used regularly, I worry about effect on liver & blood, especially if mixed with other medications that cause blood thinning. ...Read more

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What kind of risks are associated with taking tylenol (acetaminophen) pm every night?

Probably not: If you take tylenol (acetaminophen) chronically, daily, you should be taking n acetyl cysteine to prevent tylenol (acetaminophen) toxicity in the liver. ...Read more

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I had 2 Tylenol extra strength @ 6:30 pm yesterday 7/28 I took 2 more @ 1:10 a.m 7:29 Is it safe to take 2 Tylenol Extra Strength Rapid release now?

Likely ok: If this is for a day or two, the dose is probably ok. Do note that any dose higher than that may cause liver problem for some people. Long-term intake of tylenol is not a good idea however due to the liver issue. ...Read more

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Can you take Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM the following day after taking MDMA?

Can you take Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM the following day after taking MDMA?

Yes: BUT you question should be "IS IT OK TO TAKE MDMA THE DAY BEFORE TAKING TYLENOL (acetaminophen) PM." Ecstacy or MDMA is a potentially very dangerous drug, and part of that danger is that it is synthesized in clandestine labs in China and elsewhere with little or no quality control, and you simply don't know what you are getting. I have seen deaths from it, and other serious reactions as well. Stop/get help. ...Read more

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What are the negative consequences of taking tylenol (acetaminophen) pm to help me get to sleep at night?

What are the negative consequences of taking tylenol (acetaminophen) pm to help me get to sleep at night?

Not bad, but....: I always like to know why you can't get to sleep normally. The tylenol (acetaminophen) pm isn't particularly bad, but it is not good either. If there is a specific reason you need it for a short period of time like a change of schedule or something that you just need to get through, then go ahead, but don't plan on continuing indefinitely. ...Read more

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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, that's why it is taken pm. ...Read more

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Can expired tylenol (acetaminophen) pm hurt?

Are you talking 2: Days past the expiration date or 2 years? Sorry, you haven't provided us with any parameters here. ...Read more

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Ok to take 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) pm's every night?

The problem with: Chronic use is that some people can develop rebound insomnia. ...Read more

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Can tylenol (acetaminophen) pm cause you to get anxious?

Can tylenol (acetaminophen) pm cause you to get anxious?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) pm contains the same medicine that is in benadryl. Some people have a paradoxical reaction where they become more anxious instead of sleepy. ...Read more

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How long do the effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) pm last?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM: Tylenol (acetaminophen) pm consists of Acetaminophen and Diphenhydramine is a combination medicine used to treat headache, runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and pain or fever caused by allergies, the common cold, or the flu.
It typically lasts 6-8 hours, but can be shorter or longer dependent on how your body metabolizes these drugs. ...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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Would it be fine to take an extra capsule of tylenol (acetaminophen) pm?

In general no: You most likely should not take more than is recommended on the dosing of the over the counter medication - otherwise you could be getting too high of a dose of acetaminophen. If you are having issues with sleep you should consider speaking with your physician and discussing other alternatives. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for tylenol (acetaminophen) pm to work?

45 to 60: Minutes. Be patient. Don't over do it. Its not a magic potion that's suppose to worse instantaneously. ...Read more

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