Paracetamol (acetaminophen) overdose
A 23-year-old woman. who is 34 weeks pregnant with her first child, is seen In the Emergency Department after taking 28 paratetamol (500 mg) tablets 2 h ago. She is 62 kg in weight. She did not co-ingest any other drug or alcohol. She complains of nausea and intermittent vomiting. but this has been consistent throughout her pregnancy.
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