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Is it safe to drink while taking Acetaminophen?

You went to the gym yesterday and strained a muscle in your back. You take a few extra-strength Tylenol, meet some friends for dinner, and enjoy a bottle of wine. Have you accidentally combined ingredients that might be dangerous?

If you drank just one drink and took the correct dosage of Tylenol, it’s unlikely that you inflicted any lasting harm. But technically, acetaminophen (commonly known as Tylenol) and alcohol together may damage your liver. According to Daniel Kim, MD, a family physician at the Medical Offices of Manhattan, a lot of factors determine how much alcohol you can consume safely while taking these medications. Read the article.