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Is tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose painful?

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Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Liver failure

Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose can kill.
An overdose of Acetaminophen can cause acute liver failure, which is a highly unpleasant event to go through. It is associated with cerebral edema (swelling of the brain) and blood clots and other nasty complications and can lead to the need for a liver transplant or to death. Tylenol within labeled limits is safe for most people. Taking more can kill.

In brief: Liver failure

Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose can kill.
An overdose of Acetaminophen can cause acute liver failure, which is a highly unpleasant event to go through. It is associated with cerebral edema (swelling of the brain) and blood clots and other nasty complications and can lead to the need for a liver transplant or to death. Tylenol within labeled limits is safe for most people. Taking more can kill.
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Dr. Shaym Puppala
An important note to anyone thinking of overdosing for the sake of self-harm or suicide: There are alternatives to such an unfortunate final action. Regardless of how it feels, things can get better. I urge anyone in that state strongly to obtain help. One resource is the National Suicide Hotline (1-800-273-TALK (8255)).
Dr. Ali Seifi
Critical Care

In brief: Tylenol (acetaminophen)

Patient will have gastrointestinal symptoms and pain in right upper part of abdomen.
They have many other issues and abdominal pain is not the main concern in this overdose

In brief: Tylenol (acetaminophen)

Patient will have gastrointestinal symptoms and pain in right upper part of abdomen.
They have many other issues and abdominal pain is not the main concern in this overdose
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