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A 38-year-old member asked:

Do acetylcysteine tablets help a paracetamol overodse?

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Not tablets: A paracetamol overdose needs to be urgently managed by a medical provider. Management of paracetamol overdose is specific and tests including serum levels are used to determine treatment. If you suspect an overdose please call poison control immediately for instructions then call 911.
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