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Calculating Exposure to Acetaminophen for Child Given Concentrated Infant Formula Rather Than Children's Formula

Purpose:

To determine the dose of acetaminophen that a child received if given infant's Tylenol by mistake.

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

adverse effects

ICD-10:

T39.1

Description:

Infant Tylenol is approximately 3 times more concentrated than Children's Tylenol. A child given Infant Tylenol in a child's dose  may receive a toxic dose.

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