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Given overdose of acetaminophen to a child. What should I do?

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Hi, I accidentally gave my 7 month old 5 ml of little remedies acetaminophen instead of the 2.5 ml what should I do?
Posted Fri, 19 Apr 2013 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Ram Choudhary 55 minutes later
Hi XXXXXX,Welcome to Healthcare Magic!Paracetamol is well tolerated drug but can lead to liver damage in high dose.The dose of 5ml would not lead to any damage to your child. If you are giving it three times a day then skip the next dose.Just give him two era feeds of milk and give liquids to keep hydrated.I wish your kid a great health.
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