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ALLMedicine™ Acetaminophen Toxicity Center

Research & Reviews  127 results

Drug-Induced Hepatotoxicity
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/169814-overview

Jul 8th, 2022 - Overview Background Drugs are an important cause of liver injury. More than 900 drugs, toxins, and herbs have been reported to cause liver injury, and drugs account for 20-40% of all instances of fulminant hepatic failure. Approximately 75% of the...

Drug-Induced Hepatotoxicity
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/169814-print

Jul 8th, 2022 - Background Drugs are an important cause of liver injury. More than 900 drugs, toxins, and herbs have been reported to cause liver injury, and drugs account for 20-40% of all instances of fulminant hepatic failure. Approximately 75% of the idiosync...

Drug-Induced Hepatotoxicity
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/169814-overview

Jul 8th, 2022 - Overview Background Drugs are an important cause of liver injury. More than 900 drugs, toxins, and herbs have been reported to cause liver injury, and drugs account for 20-40% of all instances of fulminant hepatic failure. Approximately 75% of the...

Comparison of Two-Bag Versus Three-Bag N-Acetylcysteine Regimens for Pediatric Acetamin...
https://doi.org/10.1177/10600280221097700
The Annals of Pharmacotherapy; Sudanagunta S, Camarena-Michel A et. al.

May 20th, 2022 - Acetaminophen overdose is a leading cause of liver failure, and a leading cause of pediatric poisoning requiring hospital admission. The antidote, N-acetylcysteine (NAC), is traditionally administered as a three-bag intravenous infusion. Despite i...

Cough, Cold, and Allergy Preparation Toxicity
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/812828-overview

May 11th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Cough and cold suppressant and allergy medicines are widely used and favored by medical professionals and parents alike. Because these medications are available over the counter (OTC) and are found in most households, they are ...

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Drugs  1 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  9 results

A Multi-Center Trial to Study Acute Liver Failure in Adults
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00518440

Jan 28th, 2022 - Although ALF is truly an orphan disease affecting only about 2,000 persons per year, its severity, its frequency among young adults, and its high resource utilization justifies the attention paid to it. In addition, ALF has captured the interest a...

The ACTS Trial: N-acetylcysteine (NAC) and Night-splinting as a Non-operative Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04460521

Aug 9th, 2021 - Introduction: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most prevalent and widely studied peripheral nerve entrapment syndrome, with estimates between 10-20% of the general population having clinical symptoms of CTS at least once in their lifetime. Clas...

Study of N-Acetylcysteine in Acute Liver Failure (ALF)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00896025

Jun 1st, 2020 - Patients admitted to study sites with carefully defined criteria for acute liver failure and who are thought not to have acetaminophen toxicity, mushroom poisoning, pregnancy-related liver failure, or malignancy will be eligible. Each patient will...

A Randomized Crossover Study to Determine the Pharmacokinetics of Intranasally Administered Acetaminophen in Healthy Adults
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00855049

Jan 22nd, 2019 - This study is aimed at addressing a significant void in the current literature regarding nasally administered acetaminophen pharmacokinetics. The pharmacokinetics of acetaminophen following oral and rectal administration have been well studied but...

Acetaminophen Biomarkers
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01005173

Nov 24th, 2017 - This study is a non-intervention, multicenter study to address biomarkers of acetaminophen toxicity in children. Specifically, the study will examine acetaminophen (APAP) protein adducts and markers of liver injury in the blood samples of hospital...

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News  19 results

Fast Five Quiz: Acetaminophen
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/954960

Jul 22nd, 2021 - Acetaminophen is one of the most commonly used oral analgesic and antipyretic agents, with as many as 23% of US adults using an acetaminophen-containing medicine each week. It has an excellent safety profile when administered in proper therapeutic...

Acute Liver Failure in a 64-Year-Old Man
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/911040_5

Mar 29th, 2019 - Various treatment protocols for acetaminophen toxicity are available, depending on the institution and the poison control center. For intravenous treatment (used in pregnant women, altered mental status, acetaminophen-induced liver failure, and in...

Abdominal pain with high transaminases
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/161243/gastroenterology/abdominal-pain-high-transaminases
Douglas S. Paauw, MD

Mar 19th, 2018 - A 54-year-old woman presents with severe abdominal pain lasting 3 hours. The pain came on suddenly and was 10/10 in severity.

Acute liver failure in the ED
https://www.mdedge.com/gihepnews/article/143261/liver-disease/acute-liver-failure-ed
Jennie Smith

Jul 25th, 2017 - Acute liver failure (ALF), is a life-threatening deterioration of liver function in people without preexisting cirrhosis. It can be caused by acetaminophen toxicity, pregnancy, ischemia, hepatitis A infection, and Wilson disease, among other thing.

The Evolving Role of Opioids in Managing Chronic Pain
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/879009_4

May 1st, 2017 - Deterring Abuse: What Works Medscape: There have been several efforts to deter abuse. How effective have such things as prescription monitoring programs and abuse-deterrent formulations been? Dr Chou: The prescription monitoring programs have cert...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →