Paracetamol hepatotoxicity and alcohol consumption in deliberate and accidental overdose.

@article{Makin2000ParacetamolHA,
  title={Paracetamol hepatotoxicity and alcohol consumption in deliberate and accidental overdose.},
  author={A. Makin and R. Williams},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  year={2000},
  volume={93 6},
  pages={
          341-9
        }
}
  • A. Makin, R. Williams
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians
We studied the relationship between alcohol consumption and hepatotoxicity related to paracetamol ingestion both in cases of overdose with suicidal intent and in cases where paracetamol was apparently taken for therapeutic reasons. In a retrospective study of 553 patients admitted to a specialist liver unit between January 1987 and December 1993 with paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity, there was no difference in the severity of the hepatotoxicity following either a deliberate or an inadvertent… Expand
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