N-acetyl cysteine in the management of rodenticide consumption - life saving?


BACKGROUND AND AIM OF STUDY Rodenticide is a commonly ingested poison in India. Many rodenticides contain hepatotoxic agents and can cause acute liver failure (ALF). There is no antidote for rodenticide poison, and consumption is often fatal. The Role of N acetyl cysteine (NAC) in acetaminophen induced ALF is well established. Additionally some studies have… (More)
DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2015/11484.5455


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