Hepatitis C Community
Whatever happened to Acetaminophen?
About This Community:

This forum is for questions about medical issues and research aspects of Hepatitis C such as, questions about being newly diagnosed, questions about current treatments, information and participation in discussions about research studies and clinical trials related to Hepatitis. If you would like to communicate with other people who have been touched by Hepatitis, please visit our new Hepatitis Social/Living with Hepatitis forum

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Whatever happened to Acetaminophen?

The last time I treated I remember the chart that has my shot dates suggested I take two 500 mg Tylenol around the time I administer the shot. There used to be some kind of ongoing "pro/con" discussion here on the forum related to this. I notice this time around I rarely ever see Acetaminophen mentioned. Do those of you who are treating take it? What, if anything has your clinician said about it? I'm actually not even sure if it is part of the SOC (then or now). I haven't kept up with all the nuances of treatment over the years♫
Related Discussions
5 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
1815939_tn?1377995399
My GI doc said I could take up to 1000mg of Acetaminophen a day (although I think most say up to 2000mg a day ... mine is conservative). I usually don't take more than 1000mg in a day and often not that much. My GI doc said not to take the NSAIDS although other people on the forum do.
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
766573_tn?1365170066
Thanks for the link. I remember the response of first GI doc I saw when I asked about high doses of acetaminophen: "It's OK. You liver is damaged already."
Blank
444337_tn?1428077110
Surely, your doctor had to be joking.  "Your liver is damaged.  Forget about it and enjoy your excessive amounts of Tylenol."   Classic!
Blank
766573_tn?1365170066
He was as serious as a heart attack. That was nine years ago at a state run hospital. Not that there is anything wrong with places like that. I am just saying :)
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
406584_tn?1399591666
Blank
10356 commented on Jade59's status
4 hrs ago
406584_tn?1399591666
Blank
10356 commented on Help
6 hrs ago
3060903_tn?1398568723
Blank
Nighthawk61 commented on mishymoshymarcy's status
14 hrs ago
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight over time
Start Tracking Now
Top Hepatitis Answerers
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
can-do-man
IN
317787_tn?1428318779
Blank
Dee1956
DC
163305_tn?1333672171
Blank
orphanedhawk
Rural Mural, CA
683231_tn?1438659664
Blank
flyinlynn
Auburn, WA
1815939_tn?1377995399
Blank
pooh55811
446474_tn?1446351282
Blank
HectorSF
San Francisco, CA
Hepatitis C Community Resources
Top Hepatitis Answerers
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
can-do-man
IN
317787_tn?1428318779
Blank
Dee1956
DC
163305_tn?1333672171
Blank
orphanedhawk
Rural Mural, CA
683231_tn?1438659664
Blank
flyinlynn
Auburn, WA
1815939_tn?1377995399
Blank
pooh55811
446474_tn?1446351282
Blank
HectorSF
San Francisco, CA