What is the history of Paracetamol?

About 100 years ago, the painkilling properties of paracetamol was discovered by accident, when a similar molecule called acetanilide was included to a patient’s prescription. In 1893, the white, odourless crystalline compound with a bitter taste that became known as

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Can you give a cat paracetamol?

Paracetamol ( also known as acetaminophen) is a common anti-inflammatory drug found in most supermarkets and household medicine cabinets. It’s often use to treat headaches and muscular pain in humans, but it should never be given to an animal, especially

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How many paracetamols and alcohol is dangerous ??

Paracetamol is a drug used as a painkiller (analgesic) and for reducing fever (antipyretic). Other names for it include Panadol and Tylenol in the US. Calpol is a liquid form for small children. It is also used as an ingredient

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If you take 10-12 500g paracetamols at once, what damage will it do?

Paracetamol in high doses can be poisonous to the liver and stop it from working. The amount you state is a high amount of paracetamol to take but as a one off dose it should be ok although I suspect

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What is antidote of paracetamol?

Paracetamol (acetaminophen, N-acetyl- p-aminophenol, APAP, NAPA, 4-hydroxy-acetanilide) was first introduced into clinical medicine towards the end of the last century but it attracted little attention and was soon forgotten (Smith, 1958). There was a resurgence of interest in paracetamol when

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