Skip to content
Includes Expert Content
aceteminophen & plavix
mrstreklady posted:

the D.R. put me on plavix for the t.i.a. i had september 1st & I hurt my shoulder a couple of days ago.
my question is how many aceteminophen can i take saftly in one day with the plavix with out getting sick from to much of both medications
Richard C Senelick, MD responded:
As always, I must start with the admonition to check with your doctor, since every patient is unique. As a rule people can take acetaminophen with Plavix. Last year, new levels were set for the maximum dose and this was covered in a story on WebMD. Here is the link: . The maximum dose of acetaminophen has been lowered to 3000mg per day. Excessive doses can cause liver and kidney damage. This maximum dose may be lower for people with a variety of medical conditions, so once again, be sure to check with your doctor.

Good Luck
After your stroke you may be experiencing a new normal, but remember what George Eliot said- It is never too late to be what you might have been. You still can achieve new goals.

Helpful Tips

Any Exercise is Good!Expert
A recent study looked at exercise in people with Parkinson's Disease, but I think the results ... More
Was this Helpful?
4 of 8 found this helpful

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.