Hospitalizations for acetaminophen overdose: a Canadian population-based study from 1995 to 2004
- Matter of facts. VAN ZUIDAM, JOANNE // Better Homes & Gardens;Sep2011, Vol. 89 Issue 9, p238
The article reports that acetaminophen overdose is the main cause of acute liver failure in the U.S. because people do not read the Drug Facts panel on over-the-counter drugs, based on a study conducted by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois in 2011.
- Paracetamol overdose. // Reactions Weekly;Oct2015, Vol. 1572 Issue 1, p162
The article presents a case study of a five-year-old girl who developed fulminate hepatic failure with renal impairment and acute pancreatitis after unintentional repeated supra-therapeutic ingestion of paracetamol.
- Successful treatment of acetaminophen overdose associated with hepatic failure. Pajoumand, Abdolkarim; Jalali, Nasser; Abdollahi, Mohammad; Shadnia, Shahin // Human & Experimental Toxicology;Aug2003, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p453
Acetaminophen is the most widely used antipyretic and analgesic drug in the world. Acetaminophen poisoning and the following hepatic failure are not rare and are the most common indications of liver transplantation in the USA and Europe. In this case report, the patient was a 25-year old woman...
- Paracetamol Overdose Explained. Luntz, Stephen // Australasian Science;Apr2014, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p7
The article reports on the explanation given by Dr. Grigori Rychkov of Adelaide University's School of Medical Sciences in South Australia about the role of calcium and the transient receptor potential melanostatine-2 channel in the association between paracetamol overdose and liver failure.
- Overdose of acetaminophen, AKA Tylenol, The Leading Cause of Acute Liver Failure in the U.S. // HealthFacts;Apr2006, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p6
Focuses on the findings of a 2005 study that overdose of the painkiller acetaminophen is the leading cause of acute liver failure in the U.S. Focus of the study on patients with acute liver failure; Growth of the percentage of acute liver failure related to acetaminophen from 28% in 1998 to 51%...
- Drug Alert! // O, The Oprah Magazine;Nov2003, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p164
Focuses on a study that discovered the link between acetaminophen overdose and acute liver failure cases in the U.S. Conditions under which the drug becomes dangerous; Factors to consider before taking the drug.
- Paracetamol overdose. // Reactions Weekly;10/14/2006, Issue 1123, p16
The article presents a case study of a 43-year-old man with a history of extensive alcohol intake who developed liver failure, renal impairment and metabolic acidosis after a paracetamol overdose and subsequently died of multiple organ failure. The patient had taken a large amount of paracetamol...
- Paracetamol overdose. // Reactions Weekly;2/21/2009, Issue 1240, p34
The article presents a case of a 7-month-old boy who developed acute liver failure after receiving an overdose of paracetamol due to an inadvertent dosing error. It outlines some of the symptoms experienced by the patient after paracetamol overdose. The boy has a history of fever and vomiting...
- Paracetamol overdose. // Reactions Weekly;8/16/2008, Issue 1215, p31
The article describes the case of a 41-year-old woman who developed acute liver failure after an overdose of paracetamol. It references a study by C. J. Karvellas et al, published in the May 2008 issue of the "International Journal of Artificial Organs." The patient's level of paracetamol...