The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Acetylcysteine (Acetadote) for Acetaminophen Overdosage
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Acetylcysteine (Acetadote) for Acetaminophen Overdosage
Acetaminophen (paracetamol; Tylenol, and others) taken in overdosage can cause severe hepatic injury and death. Acetaminophen poisoning is treated with (N-)acetylcysteine. Available for many years in the US as a solution for inhalation therapy...more
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