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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...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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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

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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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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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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 if you are taking the allegra-d 24 hours, if you are taking the allegra-d 12 hours in the morning so the tylenol pm would work at night. good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications ...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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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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Less side effects: motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Less side effects: motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Both help with pain: But Motrin is an antiinflamatory as well. This blocks prostaglandins wich causes inflamation and pain. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a simple pain reliever and not an antiiinflamatory agent. Motrin can cause ulcers, kidney failure, and possibly cardivascular enents such as heart attacks. ...Read more

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How can I help reduce the side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) 3?

Stop taking it: If you are having side effects the best thing is to stop taking it and let your doctor give you other choices. ...Read more

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What if i take 5 tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength what are the side effects?

What if i take 5 tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength what are the side effects?

Not a good idea: Not a good way to loose weight. You will do your body harm. Eat a balanced diet with portion moderation and daily exercise 1/2 -1 hour per day. A safe weight loss is 1-2 pounds a week. You need to burn off 3500 more calories than you take in to lose 1 pound. ...Read more

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Is tylenol (acetaminophen) safe (in case of an overdose)? Side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen)? What does tylenol (acetaminophen) do? Anything else I should know about tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Is tylenol (acetaminophen) safe (in case of an overdose)? Side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen)? What does tylenol (acetaminophen) do? Anything else I should know about tylenol (acetaminophen)?

No : Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose is extremely unsafe - it causes irreversible liver injury and liver failure. There is an antidote if taken quickly, if you have accidentally or intentionally taken a tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose, go immediately to the nearest er! ...Read more

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What are the side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Over 4 grams will produce a metabolite that will injure your liver. Otherwise sometimes asthma rarely, rash GI effects rarely. ...Read more

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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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