• Vol. 36 No. 8, 704–704
  • 15 August 2007

Acetaminophen Overdose and N-acetylcysteine Therapy


I read with interest the case report by Sule et al,1 published in the February 2006 issue of the journal. They reported a case of massive ingestion of paracetamol, successfully managed by a 3-day infusion of N-acetylcysteine. They concluded that a modified 3-day regime is safe and efficacious.

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