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Effect of taking 40 paracetamol tablets - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   My neighbour taken 40 paracetamol tablets , last nite..what can happen???
User :   Is it lethal??
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help u in this
Doctor :   can i ask few Q
User :   ya..
Doctor :   wats her age
User :   35
Doctor :   is it 500 mg or 650 mg
User :   500mg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   its a very high dose
Doctor :   it can cause erosions of the stomach
User :   so now???
Doctor :   and severe bleeding
User :   ok..
Doctor :   it can also damage the kidney and liver
User :   will he die???
Doctor :   is she admitted in the hospital
User :   ya..
User :   will he die
Doctor :   if the treatment is give immediately
Doctor :   and correctly then the chances of survival is more

Doctor :   there a correct antidote available
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