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Acetaminophen and Your Liver – Is Acetaminophen Bad for Your Liver? | 247nht

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Acetaminophen and your liver acetaminophen and your liver what’s safe chances are acetaminophen is a mainstay in your medicine cabinet and you use it to ease aches and pains or bring down a fever when you follow the instructions on those pill bottle labels it’s helpful and safe and it generally doesn’t upset the stomach like other pain relievers but when you

Take too much it can hurt your liver in extreme cases it can even cause liver failure however it’s still fine to use acetaminophen you just need to know how to do that safely how common acetaminophen is and what you should know 1. prevalence of acetaminophen more than 50 million americans use acetaminophen each week it’s the most widely used drug ingredient

In the us they are available in more than 600 prescription and over-the-counter otc drugs that is allergy pills cold medicines cough syrups headache pills and sleep aids remember never take more than one product at a time that’s made with acetaminophen for instance if it’s in your headache pill and your cold medicine and you take them both you could get more

Than you should in particular check the active ingredients section of the drug facts box on your otc medication or the label on your prescription where it may be called apap or acetum follow the directions to greater than read the label on your medication don’t take more than directed even if you’re still in pain or don’t feel well to greater than even when you

Stick to the recommended dose you shouldn’t take acetaminophen for more than 10 days for pain or three days for fever to greater than if you still feel like you need relief call your doctor nurse or pharmacist things you should know adults should not get more than 4000 milligrams of acetaminophen per day from all sources that’s no more than 12 regular strength

Pills at 325 milligrams per pill or eight extra strength pills at 500 milligrams per pill for children the daily limit depends on their weight and age so check how many milligrams are in your child’s doses and follow the directions on the label exactly switch your child’s weight from pounds to kilograms you can use an online calculator to do it in particular if

You’re not sure how much is okay ask your doctor or pharmacist moreover to help you keep track write down all the medicines you give your child each day meanwhile common reasons people mistakenly pass the daily limit include they take too much at once they don’t wait long enough between doses talk to your doctor if you have more than three alcoholic drinks a day

Or have liver disease ask your doctor before you take anything that has acetaminophen in it in these cases even the recommended dose could make liver damage more likely acetaminophen and your liver 5 overdose warning signs if you think you may have accidentally taken too much acetaminophen you may have diarrhea loss of appetite nausea vomiting sweating remember

These symptoms may not start until hours after you’ve taken the drug so by the time you notice something’s wrong your liver may already be severely damaged in particular if you have questions about whether you took the right amount call your local poison control center which will tell you if you need to go to the air if you think someone may have overdosed call

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Acetaminophen and Your Liver – Is Acetaminophen Bad for Your Liver? | 247nht By 247 Natural Health Tricks