What are the symptoms of an acetaminophen overdose?

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie, MD
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Symptoms of an acetaminophen overdose usually don't occur until 24-48 hours later, says Darria Long-Gillespie, MD, chief doctor at Sharecare. If you are concerned you have taken too much acetaminophen, call the poison control hotline right away.

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