Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Poisoning (cont.)
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When to Seek Medical Care
A person or caregiver must call a doctor, poison control center, or emergency medical services for any suspected acetaminophen overdose.
Overall it is important that anyone suspected to have taken an overdose of acetaminophen get treatment early, before symptoms occur. Starting treatment early can greatly improve the outcome.
Seek emergency medical care at a hospital's emergency department in the following situations.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/10/2014
Michael J Ameres, MD
Daniel Crough, MD
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