PREVIOUS QUESTION:

 

NEXT QUESTION:

 

When should you talk to your doctor about taking acetaminophen?

ANSWER

If you have more than three alcoholic drinks a day or have liver disease, ask your doctor before you take anything that has acetaminophen in it. In these cases, even the recommended dose could make liver damage more likely.

SOURCES:

Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition.

American Liver Foundation.

FDA.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on March 31, 2019

SOURCES:

Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition.

American Liver Foundation.

FDA.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on March 31, 2019

NEXT QUESTION:

What are the warning signs of an acetaminophen overdose?

WAS THIS ANSWER HELPFUL

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.

    This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.