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Posted by: Anon | 2010/03/15

Please please. I dont want to die.

Please I need urgent advice.
I have taken 5 panados in a 30min period because I was depressed. I have contacted the poison hotline but need more advice please.
Im 19 and weigh 75kg and stand about 1.67m.
What should I do?
Am I going to die?

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Hi A

I doubt that 5 tablets should have any serious effect - In most case a patient is considered at risk of severe liver damage if he/she has ingested more than 150mg paracetamol/kg body weight, or, in adults, more than 12g (24 standard tablets), whichever is the smaller.

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Our users say:
Posted by: Anon | 2010/03/16

Thank you so much! I was so worried.

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Posted by: pharmacist | 2010/03/16

Hi A

I doubt that 5 tablets should have any serious effect - In most case a patient is considered at risk of severe liver damage if he/she has ingested more than 150mg paracetamol/kg body weight, or, in adults, more than 12g (24 standard tablets), whichever is the smaller.

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