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Is it okay to take tylenol (acetaminophen) after drinking?

Is it okay to take tylenol (acetaminophen) after drinking?

Very little: It is not recommended to combine the two because both alcohol and tylenol (acetaminophen) are metabolized in the liver. Hepatic toxicity due to tylenol (acetaminophen) is very serious and can lead to problems as severe as liver failure requiring transplant or death. This is not common if taking the recommended dosage but the maximum dose is limited a lot briefly after drinking alcohol, depending on how much you drank. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Is it safe to take one lortab (500mg of acetaminophen -tylenol) after having a drink 4 hours ago?

Is it safe to take one lortab (500mg of acetaminophen -tylenol) after having a drink 4 hours ago?

Yes: Moderation is the key to most things in life. It is not too much alcohol or too close to your med use, so should not be a problem. ...Read more

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Child,15monthold, fever of 103 for 3,5 days, brings down after Advil/Tylenol. Eats/drinks well. A little bit runny nose, slight cough.Can wait or doc?

Child,15monthold, fever of 103 for 3,5 days, brings down after Advil/Tylenol. Eats/drinks well. A little bit runny nose, slight cough.Can wait or doc?

Fever: with that high temp it is always advisable to have him evaluated. sometimes a child can have 3-4 days of high fever and as the fever goes down they break out into a rash this condition is called Roseola Infantum which is viral in nature. ...Read more

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I just took 2100 mg of Tylenol (acetaminophen). How long do I have to wait to have a drink?

I just took 2100 mg of Tylenol (acetaminophen). How long do I have to wait to have a drink?

You're asking wrong?: You are flirting with an acetaminophen overdose. The maximum amount of acetaminophen which should be taken at one time is 650 mg (they have taken the 500 mg tablets off the market), and you are taking over 3 times this amount. Alcohol increases the toxicity of tylenol. I suspect you are in trouble with both substances. Don't drink any alcohol for at least 24 hours if not longer. Get counseling. ...Read more

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I drink my brother's tylenol (acetaminophen) for fun. What could happen if i didn't need it?

I drink my brother's tylenol (acetaminophen) for fun. What could happen if i didn't need it?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Please tell your parents or guardians this right away. Drinking his medicine could make you ill. ...Read more

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I was curious, what is the recommended time to wait to drink after 650 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen).

I was curious, what is the recommended time to wait to drink after 650 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen).

For ever: You are too young to drink. Alcohol is a poison that never did any body any good. Stay away from it. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol while taking tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Can I drink alcohol while taking tylenol (acetaminophen)?

No.: It is ill advised to consume these together. Both are metabolized in the liver and concurrent use can be dangerous. ...Read more

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Can.I drink alcohol.While im on tylenol (acetaminophen) 1000mg?

Can.I drink alcohol.While im on tylenol (acetaminophen) 1000mg?

No: Combining tylenol (acetaminophen) with alcohol have an additive effect that is greater than each substance alone in causing potential liver problems. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Stein
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