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What is the home treatment if overdosed with tylenol (acetaminophen)?

What is the home treatment if overdosed with tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) OD: You should not stay at home with suspected tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose. It is a medical emergency and you should go to the er as soon as possible. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

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What is the treatment for acetaminophen (tylenol) overdose?

What is the treatment for acetaminophen (tylenol) overdose?

Charcoal NAC psych: First, assess the likelihood of significant overdose. Determine if acute or chronic. If a significant acute od and within first four hours - administer activated charcoal then begin n acetylcysteine. Consider consultation with liver / toxicologist if severe or multi organ failure. Consult psychiatry if intentional od. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose?

Is there a treatment for tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) OD: An oversode of tylenol (acetaminophen) can seriously damage the liver. The antidote to tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose is n-acetylcysteine (nac). It must be given within eight hours of ingesion of the tylenol (acetaminophen).Tylenol can destroy the liver if ingested in toxic doses. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take for you to die without treatment on a acetaminophen (tylenol) overdose?

Can someone tell me how long will it take for you to die without treatment on a acetaminophen (tylenol) overdose?

Depends: That depends on a lot of factors, such as body weight, amount of Acetaminophen taken, etc. If you or someone you know is considering overdosing, i strongly urge you to seek help for yourself or them. ...Read more

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Is it harmful for five year old to have a low grade temperature for more than two weeks? Treatment is with tylenol (acetaminophen). Has not seen doctor.

Is it harmful for five year old to have a low grade temperature for more than two weeks? Treatment is with tylenol (acetaminophen).  Has not seen doctor.

See a doctor soon...: Fever that lasts longer than five days' time, even if low grade, definitely should be investigated. Even though the kids are usually fine, this can be a sign of a serious illness. See you doctor asap. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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


Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more