Paracetamol poisoning: rationale use of n-acetylcysteine
- At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
- Type: Poster
- By: WEGE, Aleta (Pharmacy Services, Department of Health, Cape Town, South Africa)
- Co-author(s): Aleta Wege: Pharmacy Services, Department of Health: Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa
Marina Coetzee: School of Pharmacy, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa; Renier Coetzee, School of Pharmacy, University of the Western Cape
Paracetamol poisoning occur following a single acute ingestion or through repeated ingestion of subtherapeutic amounts. The management of paracetamol poisoning includes the administration of N-acetylcysteine. Hypersensitivity, bronchospasm and anaphylaxis are serious reactions to N-acetylcysteine.
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