Paracetamol can kill
 The tablet of paracetamol is in every house, is an effective pain reliever, earned the respect of physicians and patients. However, particularly important in the case of paracetamol - to observe the proper dosage and not to resort to self-medication. Because overdose can lead to very sad outcome.

British scientists warn that taking too much paracetamol tablets during a cold, you can kill yourself. Very high risk of death from liver failure, if it is wrong to take paracetamol. One of the recent cases - the death of 25-year-old Donna Bishop of Great Britain, which for weeks has taken a very large number of paracetamol tablets.

Maximum daily rate - eight 500 mg tablets, which is 4 grams of acetaminophen.

Research paracetamol held in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary between 1992 and 2008, were attended by 663 patients taking paracetamol tablets. Based on research, the scientists warn that we should not take acetaminophen for a few days in a row because its negative impact is accumulated, and an overdose can occur without your knowledge.

The study found that the lethal dose in different patients ranged from 10 to 24 g of acetaminophen within 24 hours.

Author: Julia Gnedina