Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Poisoning (cont.)
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Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Poisoning Prognosis
The outcome for someone who has an acetaminophen overdose depends largely on three factors:
If a toxic dose is taken and emergency treatment is delayed, liver failure may follow. Liver failure may mean that a liver transplant is needed. Alternatively, if treatment of a toxic overdose is begun early, the person may recover with no long-term health problems.
Medically reviewed by Avrom Simon, MD; Board Certified Preventative Medicine with Subspecialty in Occupational Medicine
Last Reviewed 11/17/2017
Michael J Ameres, MD
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