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Acetaminophen overdosage - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you ?
User :   i am doing a research project and need some help on acetaminophen
Doctor :   ok
User :   can u help me please
Doctor :   wt is that you want to know abt it
User :   ok the patient is 240 lbs and has taken 21g of acetaminophen how long would it take for the patient to die from this overdose?
Doctor :   its defintely an fatal dose
User :   how long would it take for the patient to die from this overdose
Doctor :   it cause s acute
Doctor :   liver failure
Doctor :   and eventually leads to death
User :   after how long
Doctor :   the metasbolism o fthis drug differs from
Doctor :   person tio persn
Doctor :   it may take upto 10 - d if not managed

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