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Can a high dose of paracetamol affect the liver?

Hi there, a friend of mine recently took 5 panado (active ingredient being paracetamol) . I know that a high enough dose of paracetamol can cause fatal liver damage/failure. What would a lethal does of panado be ? I m unsure of her weight , about 65 Kg and aprox. 130-140cm YYYY@YYYY
Thu, 26 Mar 2020
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Hello,

Five panado won't cause fatal liver damage. However, I recommend to be more cautious next time, not to use it often the following days.

All the best. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Albana Sejdini, General & Family Physician
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Can a high dose of paracetamol affect the liver?

Hello, Five panado won t cause fatal liver damage. However, I recommend to be more cautious next time, not to use it often the following days. All the best. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Albana Sejdini, General & Family Physician