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Side effects of tylenol overdose - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   hello
User :   i have a question
Doctor :  
how can i help u?
Doctor :  
please proceed
User :   i just took a tylenol extra strength 500 mg
User :   only 1
User :   and i was wondering if it is bad to drink in 2 hours with that in my system?
Doctor :  
Doctor :   whats ur age/sex?
User :   19/male
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
nothing to worry
Doctor :  
u can drink
User :   well i was reading some things online and they said acetimenophen and alochol dont mix
User :   and they cause liver damage
User :   is this true
User :   or will this not affect me
Doctor :  
yes it is true
Doctor :  
but not by taking one tablet extra
User :   will the tylenol be out of my system in 2 hours?
Doctor :   no

Doctor :  
liver damage occurs..on a long term basis
User :   so i have nothing to worry about tonight
User :   is there a limit to the amount i can drink?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :  
nothing to worry

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