Approach to paracetamol intoxication in intensive care: 2 pregnant cases



Acetaminophen, Pregnancy, Intoxication, Unit care


Acetaminophen (paracetamol) is a commonly used drug during pregnancy and is considered safe. However, it is among the most frequent agents of which overdoses are reported during pregnancy. The most important result of overdose use is hepatotoxicity, which can cause death. We herein present our approach to two pregnant cases we followed up in the intensive care unit due to acetaminophen intoxication.


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Çetinkaya Ethemoğlu FB, Gümüş Özcan İrem. Approach to paracetamol intoxication in intensive care: 2 pregnant cases. J Surg Med [Internet]. 2022 Mar. 1 [cited 2024 Jul. 15];6(3):405-7. Available from: