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When should I avoid taking acetaminophen?

You should not take acetaminophen-containing products if you consume three or more alcoholic drinks per day, have abused alcohol, have active liver disease or have had liver damage, have advanced kidney disease, are malnourished or are fasting or are taking warfarin (for example, Coumadin) and plan to take acetaminophen for more than a few days, because the acetaminophen may increase your risk of experiencing bleeding.

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