Paracetamol (Acetaminophen)

Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) : A Critical Bibliographic Review

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This reference on paracetamol covers world biomedical literature on the drug to the end of 1994. Particular emphasis is placed on the history, clinical use and toxicology of paracetamol and subjects covered include analytical methods, paracetamol absorption, disposition and kinetics, pharmacology and therapeutic use, toxicology including nephrotoxicity and hepatotoxicity, and paracetamol poisoning.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 720 pages
  • 174 x 246mm | 453.59g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • references, bibliography, index
  • 0748401369
  • 9780748401369

Table of contents

The history of paracetamol; physiochemical properties and prodrugs of paracetamol; analytical methods for the assay of paracetamol in biological fluids; the absorption of paracetamol; the distribution of paracetamol; the metabolism of paracetamol; factors influencing paracetamol metabolism; the biliary excretion of paracetamol and its metabolites; renal excretion and other routes of removal of paracetamol and its metabolites; the pharmacokinetics of paracetamol; pharmacological actions and therapeutic use of paracetamol; general toxicology; nephrotoxicity; hepatotoxicity; adverse reactions and interactions; paracetamol overdose.
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