Can you combine Percocet with a Tylenol for fever?
Question posted by Jtsmith303 on 8 June 2013
Last updated on 13 June 2013
No , I wouldn't do this because Percocet already has Tylenol in it and if that hasn't helped the fever, I doubt if taking more tylenol will. But I am not a medical professional so you should consult your doctor or even your pharmacist before taking anymore tylenol with percocet, besides, too much Tylenol can really cause harm to your liver.
Yes, as long as you do not exceed the daily dose (and Max one time recomended) dose of Tylenol as percocet already has 325 mg of tylenol in it.
While generally safe for use at recommended doses (1,000 mg per single dose and up to 4,000 mg per day for adults of Tylenol), acute overdoses of Tylenol can cause potentially fatal kidney, brain and liver damage and, in rare individuals, a normal dose can do the same especialy when combined with alcohol.
You can if the amount of acetaminophen doesnt exceed 650mg in one single dose or 4000mg in a 24 hour period. So if your Percocet are the kind with 325mg of acetaminophen, you may take an additional 325mg acetaminophen tablet but no more than 12 tablets of either together.
No! Percocet has Tylenol in it, you could harm your liver if you take too much Tylenol.
I wish you a speedy recovery,
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