Intravenous Paracetamol alert


Intravenous news: The MHRA report “Cases of accidental overdose have been reported during treatment with intravenous paracetamol 10 mg/mL solution for infusion (Perfalgan). In most cases, this occurred in infants and neonates due to confusion between the prescription of Perfalgan being issued in mg and then administered in mL; in most of these cases, a 10-fold overdose was reported.

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