Gastroenterology MCQ 065

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Acetaminophen is an important cause of acute hepatic failure. All of the following statements about acetaminophen toxicity are correct, except

A. Significant liver injury usually occurs with doses of more than 10 - 15 g.
B. Alcoholics are more susceptible to liver injury even with a low dose.
C. N-acetylcysteine is most effective when administered within 10 hours of ingestion.
D. Hemodialysis is effective in the management of hepatotoxicity.
E. Survivors of acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity do not experience any progressive or residual liver damage.


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