Two cases of paracetamol poisoning are reported, where the early administration of n-acetylcysteine in one protected against the hepatic damage observed in the untreated case, when assessed both histologically as well as biochemically; it suggests this treatment is effective in the management of paracetamol poisoning.
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Kirby, J., Rocha, S. & Fielding, J.F. Paracetamol poisoning ’ hepatic protection by n-acetylcysteine. Ir J Med Sci 151, 353 (1982). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02940223
- Hepatic Damage
- Paracetamol Overdose
- Untreated Case