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Liver Health

Updated 06 January 2015

Paracetamol may damage liver

Taking slightly too much of the pain reliever paracetamol over time can lead to an overdose that can cause liver failure and death, according to a new study.

Taking slightly too much of the pain reliever paracetamol over time can lead to an overdose that can cause liver failure and death, according to a new study.

He and his colleagues analyzed data from 663 patients with paracetamol-induced liver injury who were admitted to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Scotland between 1992 and 2008. 

 

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