Hepatotoxicity due to acetaminophen dosing errors

    Children are still getting hepatotoxicity due to acetaminophen dosing errors.

    Many parents don't understand the NARROW margin of safety with acetaminophen. Just twice the maximum daily dose can cause hepatotoxicity.

    Caution parents. Some common mistakes are measuring a teaspoonful of the infant DROPS...or using a regular 325 mg strength tab instead of the children's 80 mg or 160 mg tab.

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