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Precautions to be taken after tylenol overdose - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   okay i know i only have five minutes so im going to make this short
User :   first question, is 13,500mg of tylenol an overdose?
Doctor :   are you sure about the dose?
User :   what do you mean?
Doctor :  
if yes, then yes it causes acute liver damage
User :   even if i took it 24 hours ago?
Doctor :  
yes, whatever it is, it is a dangerous dose
User :   okay
User :   thanks
Doctor :  
If the dose increases more than 800 mg in a 24 hour period you need to immediately get to the ER asap
User :   even though i feel fine?
Doctor :   yes, as it could silently damage the vital organs
User :   its been 24 hours
Doctor :  
before you could feel the symptoms appearing
User :   okay. good to know. thanks for your help!
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   no. i'm just XXXXXXXX sleep it off for the night.
Doctor :   i recommend you to go ER asap
Doctor :  
and get a physical examination done

Doctor :  
you might need medications to prvent absorption of the medicine into the body
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