Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is a pain medicine. Acetaminophen overdose
occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally takes more than the
normal or recommended amount of this medicine.
overdose is one of the most common poisonings worldwide. People often
think that this medicine is very safe. However, it may be deadly if
taken in large doses.
This is for information only and not for use
in the treatment or management of an actual overdose. DO NOT use it to
treat or manage an actual overdose. If you or someone you are with
overdoses, call your local emergency number (such as 911), or your local
poison center can be reached directly by calling the national toll-free
Poison Help hotline (1-800-222-1222) from anywhere in the United