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What are the side effects of tempra (acetaminophen) when given at a higher dose (higher than recommended) and on a regular basis on a small child (4 years old)?
DANGER: Tempra (acetaminophen) is a form of Acetaminophen (tylenol), metabolized by the liver. Overdosage can lead to liver damage; which can be fatal. There are no warning signs of overdosage. Doctors diagnose od using blood levels and the number or hours since the last ingestion. Successful treatment depends upon prompt identification and initiation of therapy. Stop using med, call poison control now! 800-222-1222. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For pain: Lortab is a common for pain. After your laparoscopic or open gallbladder removal your surgeon wanted to give you the option for pain control. If you are not experiencing pain you don't have to take it. The pain score of 1 is no pain and 10 is the highest you imagine, then try to stay at 4 or less. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello doctors, I just got out of surgery. Prescribed clindamycin, and acetaminophen. How far apart should Lexapro (escitalopram) be taken with these meds? Thx
To say that Acetaminophen is widely distributed, means its available to most parts of the body as an effective analgesic?
Exactly!: Wide distribution means it gets into all body tissues and fluids. ...Read more
Severe migraine for several days, no med, no remedy works, should I take Excedrin (acetaminophen,aspirin), any side effects, age 28, 140 lbs, female?
Yes: Tempera paint is safe to use on skin and has been widely used as a body paint. However, it flakes away from the skin very quickly after it dries, so it is not suitable for long-term use. ...Read more
Maybe. : I have patients that take lortab (has 500 mg of acetominophen in each tab) 4 times a day....So a 5th tablet will be likely ok. Taking 2500 all at once is not recommended......If the pain is that bad, go see your doctor. Your liver needs to be monitored if you are taking acetominophen at this dosage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which of these drug have less toxicity & which has an effective anelagesic effect, acetaminophen oribuprofren?
Drug toxicity: Relating to your question, Acetaminophen toxicity is usually cumulative, Ibuprofen and related non-steroidal agents (like aleve/naprosyn) can cause irritation of the lining of the stomach(gastritis) even in small doses, especially if taken on an empty stomach. Please minimize use of all over the counter medications for your safety. ...Read more