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What to do if possible paracetamol/acetaminophen overdose.?

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Dr. Ali Seifi
Critical Care 26 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose: Treatment is n -acetylcysteine (nac). Treat patients with evidence of hepatic failure, metabolic acidosis, coagulopathy, and/or encephalopathy in an intensive care unit (icu). Transfer patients with evidence of clinically significant hepatotoxicity to a medical facility with intensive care support and organ transplant services. *in the United States, call 1-800-222-1222. *use charcol if possible.
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