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What Does Acetaminophen Break Down To
I drink more than 3 drinks per day on average (working on cutting down). I took 1 325mg Acetaminophen pill this morning at 8AM. Any concerns of OD?
No: Even small amounts of alcohol daily may affect the liver and while taking acetaminophen of that amount may not cause an overdose, it may be dangerous for you if you have liver problems. I commend you on your effort to cut down,but more help may be needed. Your local AA is a good place to start for excellent support. There are also inpatient and outpatient rehab centers all over the country. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much acetaminophen can you take before your liver shuts down/physical symptoms that will cause you to go to the hospital?
2,600 mg daily : Generally if you stay under a total dose of 2, 600 mg daily it will be safe. ...Read more
Woke up with sharp abdominal pain when i lay on either side or bend over. Slightly better now, no pain when i push down around stomach area now, after i took acetaminophen. Should i worry?
I have primary biliary cirrhosis and i overdosed on acetaminophen. The inflammation doesn't seem to go down for six months. Is it possible to recover?
See hepatologist: Pbc is an autoimmune disease of the liver, generally affecting older women and usually slowly progressive. Pbc damages the small bile ducts in the liver, the liver cells are secondarily injured. Acetaminophen (tylenol) at high levels injures the liver cells but not the bile ductules. While recover from significant liver cell injury can be prolonged, check with md to see if this be pbc flair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am strictly breastfeeding my son and came down with a cold. I'm looking for medicine I can take while breastfeeding. Is Rexall Daytime cold/flu ok? It has acetaminophen dextromethorphan and phenylephrine
Breastmilk: You must balance the possibility of your child having side effects from medication in his food with the amount of relief you may have from the medication. Try a steamy shower, hot beverages, drink plenty of fluids and try to rest if at all possible. ...Read more
Do i need to go to the doctors for the flu? I have had the flu for the last few days. I had a high fever the other day and was delirious. I took acetaminophen and it has kept the fever down. However, this morning i started throwing up and cannot keep anyt
Hello. : Hello. I am answering this five days after you wrote in. I hope that you are better by now. If you have delerium acutely from a fever; you need emergent help to get the fever down. If you can't keep down fluids there is a significant chance of dehydration which might require IV hydration. ...Read more
Is it true that when you break a bone is better to take naproxen because acetaminophen causes liver damage and ibuprofen prevents bone growth?
I got my periods on January 11. I fell down and broke my ankle on January 26. The orthopedic surgeon prescribed me pain medication-ibuprofen and hydrocodone/acetaminophen tablets on addition to coated aspirin. I was on levothyroxine medication
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