Corpus ID: 77801415

[Paracetamol--kidney and urinary tract. A cause of analgetic nephropathy or cancer?].

  title={[Paracetamol--kidney and urinary tract. A cause of analgetic nephropathy or cancer?].},
  author={Berg Kj},
  journal={Tidsskrift for Den Norske Laegeforening},
  • Berg Kj
  • Published 1994
  • Medicine
  • Tidsskrift for Den Norske Laegeforening
In Norway, the total consumption of non-opioid analgesics has not changed during the last ten years and was 36 defined daily doses/1,000 inhabitants/day in 1992. However, there has been a clear switch from acetyl-Salicylic acid (ASA) to paracetamol during this period. The consumption of phenazone is relatively high. Phenacetin consumption has never been a problem, and out of 3,000 renal transplanted patients at Rikshospitalet, Oslo, during the last 25 years less than 1% suffered analgesic… Expand
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