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I accidentally overdosed (10 x 500 mg) from expired paracetamol (01/2016) last saturday (03/04/17). What should I do ? Will it cause any liver Damage

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Dr. David Wiebe
Emergency Medicine

In brief: No

5 grams of acetaminophen once will not cause liver damage unless you are very small, use heavy amounts of it daily, are a heavy alcohol drinker, or have preexisting liver damage.
Hopefully this wasn't intentional, as it is hard to take that much at once. If concerned, have levels checked. Good luck!

In brief: No

5 grams of acetaminophen once will not cause liver damage unless you are very small, use heavy amounts of it daily, are a heavy alcohol drinker, or have preexisting liver damage.
Hopefully this wasn't intentional, as it is hard to take that much at once. If concerned, have levels checked. Good luck!
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