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Case Report
A woman received intravenous (IV) acetaminophen every six hours (16 doses) for pain control. Tests showed high levels of markers for liver damage, but levels fell after the drug was stopped—raising the possibility of hepatotoxicity linked to IV acetaminophen.
Philip J. Lee PharmD
Mark Shen PharmD
Shan Wang PharmD
Peter Spiegler MD
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