September 27, 2007
Caffeine and Paracetamol a Toxic Combination
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--Consuming large amounts of caffeine while taking paracetamol could increase liver damage, according to a study. Scientists found that caffeine triples the amount of a toxic by-product created when paracetamol is broken down. The toxin is the same as the one responsible for liver damage and liver failure in toxic reactions involving alcohol and paracetamol.
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