Acetaminophen availability increases in Canada with no increase in the incidence of reports of inpatient hospitalizations with acetaminophen overdose and acute liver toxicity.

@article{Prior2004AcetaminophenAI,
  title={Acetaminophen availability increases in Canada with no increase in the incidence of reports of inpatient hospitalizations with acetaminophen overdose and acute liver toxicity.},
  author={Mary Prior and Kimberly L. Cooper and Peter Cummins and Debra L. Bowen},
  journal={American journal of therapeutics},
  year={2004},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={
          443-52
        }
}
  • Mary Prior, Kimberly L. Cooper, +1 author Debra L. Bowen
  • Published in
    American journal of…
    2004
  • Medicine
  • In September 1999, several Canadian provinces had place-of-sale restrictions lifted that had limited the sale of acetaminophen >325 mg and packages >24 tablets (any strength) to pharmacies only. This allowed the sale of all strengths of immediate-release acetaminophen in all package sizes in nonpharmacy locations. This study's purpose was to explore the effect that lifting restrictions on acetaminophen place of sale may have had on reported hospitalizations in Canada related to acetaminophen… CONTINUE READING

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