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NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX) has submitted a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) to the U.S.
The antidote for acute liver failure caused by acetaminophen poisoning also can treat acute liver failure due to most other causes if given before severe injury occurs, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers and their colleagues at 21 other institutions have found.
Liver transplantation offers a good chance for survival for patients with drug induced acute liver failure, however, certain pre-transplant factors are associated with worse outcomes.
New research suggests a dose of aspirin may be able to prevent liver damage caused by paracetamol or heavy drinking.
A recent scientific discovery could reduce liver damage and prevent deaths caused by paracetamol overdoses.
When it comes to choosing the right drug to ease fever in young children, researchers report that ibuprofen is superior to paracetamol.
Home News IN BRIEF --Consuming large amounts of caffeine while taking paracetamol could increase liver damage, according to a study. Scientists found that caffeine triples the amount of a toxic by-product created when paracetamol is broken down.
By Nick Hudson LONDON (Agence de Presse Medicale) - Using paracetamol (known in the US as acetaminophen) regularly appears to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer by 30 percent, according to the results of a review of several studies, reported in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.
By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In patients with acute liver failure, a novel test can determine whether acetaminophen toxicity is involved, research suggests.
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