Alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage while taking acetaminophen

Oct 20, 2012
Don’t mix acetaminophen with alcohol: Acetaminophen should not be taken along with alcohol as this concussion can lead to liver damage. When consumed together, liver becomes less able to handle acetaminophen which leads to increase in toxic amounts of acetaminophen enzymes which further leads to hepatotoxicity. According to university of california safe dose of 4 grams of acetaminophen, when ingested along with alcohol within 24 hours can cause severe hepatotoxicity.

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