Paracetamol: new guideline

Description: - Dosage tables have been amended.- Consideration is given to patients that weigh under 50kg.- Tablets may be broken in half.- Paracetamol is not recommended for patients with cardiac chest pain.- Intravenous doses from birth are included.- A new caution is added to reduce the risk of paracetamol overdose.
Date Update Posted Online: September 7, 2017
Book: Reference Edition
Section Title: Paracetamol
Priority: Orange
Guidelines Print Date: September 20, 2017
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