Liver toxicity due to acetaminophen dosing errors

    Children are still getting liver toxicity 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 liver toxicity.

    Caution parents. Some common mistakes are measuring a teaspoonful of the infant drops...or using a regular strength tab instead of the children's.

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