At about 8 am I took panadol advance extra because of a back ache and now its about 7pm and i feel a cold (sore throat and sneezing) is it safe to take cold and flu now? Also, can i drink alcohol tomorrow night if i take cold and flu in the morning? What does the time gap have to be?
Hi, Oriana, I'd follow the instructions on the Panadol box as to how many times a day. The main concern here is your daily acetaminophen intake. How much can you take safely? The maximum daily dose for a healthy adult who weighs at least 150 pounds is 4,000 milligrams (mg). However, in some people, taking the maximum daily dose for extended periods can seriously damage the liver. Keep this in mind and judge your behavior accordingly. Feel better, and all the best to you and yours, Tony
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