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A warning now about one of the most popular cold and pain relief drugs is seated that -- -- -- the -- main ingredient.
In -- law.
And if you take it correctly there's no problem but if you up the recommended -- even a little bit there could be dangerous potentially deadly results -- Hot medical -- team could see you as always that record this year so this is the holiday people might be eating a little bit more drinking a little bit more than usual and maybe tomorrow they wake up and they think.
-- and things and now.
-- -- they're getting on a plane northern getting out of their chair for the first time there travelling there think I'm gonna have a lot of pain.
Let me tell you something this is scary stuff a cinnamon a -- is the number one cause of acute liver failure in the United States.
And -- courses 450.
Deaths per year.
Now half of them are accidental half of them are not accidental but among the accidental -- -- people get carried away if they take more than four grams of acetaminophen or.
The most common form is tunnel they can actually have an overdose from this and the problem Rick is that they don't know it could still say well I'm nausea some vomiting and irritable.
You know you could be out of sorts you lose your appetite you don't know that those symptoms -- from and a cinnamon -- an -- right.
You know there there's so much and we should stress that this is not just in -- all it's an active ingredient.
In a lot of over the counter pain a pain relief from cold medicines for -- let's say you take regular strength -- Extra strength because they have all these difference are you really have to count you -- four -- what -- how many let me tell what am I supposed to be taking.
Let me boil that down for an extra strength is usually one gram that's a maximum amount you can get -- one -- normal doses 325 milligrams so that would be three of those is one -- essentially.
Four grams would be four times the one Graham now.
It's easy to get carried away with that I don't think most people take that much but I'll tell you what the problem is there's even a percentage taking less than that they get into trouble -- -- drinking alcohol.
Or if they have a predisposition for this problem you really got to be very careful with the sentiment of especially when you get up around the for Graham range bottom line and we should stress -- again if you take it properly.
It's if you don't take it properly and well and I don't think you should take it every day and another thing if you get to the emergency room and you get treated within eight hours in the use charcoal -- something that -- at that gets it out of the system.
Within eight hours almost all the time you can be saved from -- Doctor Mark Siegel a member of the Fox News medical -- team.
Happy Thanksgiving thank you have a little you don't need to take -- -- -- benefit -- today that.
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