To help encourage the safe use of acetaminophen, the makers of TYLENOL® have lowered the maximum daily dose for single-ingredient Extra Strength TYLENOL® (acetaminophen) products sold in the U.S. from 8 pills per day (4,000 mg) to 6 pills per day (3,000 mg).
In respect to this, is 1000mg of Tylenol too much?
Acetaminophen Dosage. Dosages of acetaminophen range from 300 to 1,000 milligrams (mg). The maximum dose of acetaminophen in a 24-hour period should not exceed 4,000 mg. For adults and children 12 and older: Recommended daily dose is 650 to 1,000 mg every four to six hours, not to exceed 4,000 mg in 24 hours.
How many Tylenol can you take at one time?
How much acetaminophen can I take? The recommendation is 325 mg to 650 mg every 6 hours, or 1000 mg (2 extra strength tablets) every 8 hours or twice a day. The maximum dose is 4 grams per day, which would be 8 extra strength Tylenol (500 mg each) or 12 regular strength (325 mg) tablets.