acetaminophen

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tville01
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acetaminophen
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2013-01-10 20:07:44
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acetaminophen
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  1. Acetaminophen is in what medication class
    non opioid analgesic
  2. What is it acetaminophen used for
    • mild to moderate pain relief
    • antipyretic(fever reducer)
  3. What are the contraindications of acetaminophen
    • allergy to:tartrazine (yellow dye 5), alcohol, sugar, saccharin
    • Pt with:anemia,renal/hepatic disease, glucos-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
  4. Adverse effects of acetaminophen
    • rash
    • N&V
    • blood disorders
    • hepatotoxicity/nephrotoxicity
  5. What are the standard daily max acetaminophen
    • 4000mg healthy adults
    • 2000 mg for elderly/liver dysfunction
  6. what is acetaminophen overdose treated with
    acetylcysteine(Acedote)
  7. repetitive use of acetaminophen can inhibit metabolism of what drug
    warfarin
  8. What are the routes for acetaminophen
    PO/PR do not exceed 4g/day(2g/day alcoholics)
  9. acetaminophen interactions
    • Alcohol
    • Other hepatotoxic drugs
    • Phenytoin
    • Barbituates
    • Beta blockers
    • Anticholinergic drugs

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