Paracetamol - Friend or Foe?

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Lecture Overview

Paracetamol is widely believed to be one of the safest medicines we have, especially in children. Yet paracetamol is the leading cause of acute hepatic failure in Western countries, and accounts for a large proportion of paediatric admissions. With over 50 years experience in pharmacology, Associate Professor Louis Roller produces an informative and frank talk on the safety and action of the most ubiquitous medicine in the world that will have you thinking twice before popping that next tablet...