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How much acetaminophen causes Tylenol (acetaminophen) poisoning?

A one-time dose of 4,000 mg is a toxic dose for an adult. But what some people do not realize is that taking 2,000 mg a day for 2 weeks or more can also cause damage. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is found in many combination over-the-counter products, so read the labels or ask your pharmacist what to avoid and if you are taking too much.

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