Anaphylactoid reactions to paracetamol

O. T. Ayonrinde, B. M. Saker

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The toxic effects of paracetamol in overdose quantities are well recognised but the occurrence of anaphylactoid reactions to paracetamol is infrequently identified by consumers and health care professionals. Nevertheless adverse reactions to this drug, even in therapeutic doses, can have fatal or near fatal consequences. A case of an anaphylactoid reaction to paracetamol is described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)501-502
Number of pages2
JournalPostgraduate Medical Journal
Issue number898
Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 2000
Externally publishedYes


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