Acetaminophen

Updated February 17, 2014
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Description: Brief summary of acetaminophen, with caution for overdose, treatment of overdose, and prevention of overdose


Introduction:

 


Dosing & Toxicity

 


Treatment of Acetaminophen Overdose


Prevention of Iatrogenic Acetaminophen Overdose

In an effort to prevent medication errors with a resultant iatrogenic overdose of acetaminophen, the following Policies have been implemented as of February 2014:


References

Acetaminophen Toxicity. Medscape 2014

Rectal Acetaminophen in Children. Anesthesiology 1997