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What are the effects of taking an expired paracetamol ?

Hi! I just want to know what are the effects of taking an expired paracetamol. My cousin just died today. Last night, before going to sleep, he was complaining that he has a headache . So he was given a paracetamol. When everybody woke up the next day, he didn t. He was found dead on his bed, and bubbles coming from his mouth. = ( So, I want to know if it was the paracetamol that might have caused it, in case it s expired. Thank you for the enlightenment.
Asked On : Sun, 13 Mar 2011
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one should Always avoid taking expired medicine I don`t think a single tablet of expired paracetamol medicine can cause death in such a short period.It must be some thing else.Disclaimer
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