Acetaminophen overdose: How much is too much?

I saw the following news story today that I believe bears considering as you battle liver disease.

A woman damaged her liver with over-the-counter products containing acetaminophen and needed a transplant.


Too be fair, acetaminophen overdoses are often casued by suicide attempts and addiction.

Taking acetaminophen when you have a chronic liver disease isn’t a good idea, but for a healthy person, that stay within the recommended dosage, these things doesn’t happen.

I certainly agree Andreas but we can all benefit from a reminder on this topic. Many a non-suicidal person has damaged their liver by unwise medication choices.

And as a reminder, we should take no more than 3,000 mg in a 24 hour period.