Adverse reactions to intravenous acetylcysteine in paracetamol poisoning

Euan A. Sandilands*, Emma E. Morrison, D Nicholas Bateman

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract / Description of output

Intravenous acetylcysteine is used for the management of paracetamol overdose worldwide. Recently, there has been increasing recognition of its adverse effects. This article reviews the features of these reactions, the factors that affect their frequency, and ways to reduce their frequency and severity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1147-1150
Number of pages4
JournalAdverse Drug Reaction Bulletin
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2016


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