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Drug Interactions With Intravenous Acetaminophen

Drug Interactions With Intravenous Acetaminophen Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when intravenous acetaminophen is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Alcohol
Alcohol can affect the way your body handles intravenous acetaminophen, making it more toxic. Additionally, people who drink large quantities of alcohol on a regular basis may have a higher risk for liver damage due to intravenous acetaminophen.
 
Barbiturates
Barbiturates can affect the way your body handles intravenous acetaminophen, making it both less effective and more toxic. This is most important for people who take high doses of intravenous acetaminophen or other forms of acetaminophen on a regular basis. Talk to your healthcare provider about using intravenous acetaminophen with a barbiturate.
 
Carbamazepine
Carbamazepine can affect the way your body handles intravenous acetaminophen, making it both less effective and more toxic. This is most important for people who take high doses of intravenous acetaminophen or other forms of acetaminophen on a regular basis. Talk to your healthcare provider about using intravenous acetaminophen with carbamazepine.
 
Codeine and Acetaminophen Products
If you take any other acetaminophen products, such as codeine and acetaminophen, your healthcare provider will need to take this into account when calculating your intravenous acetaminophen dosage. Make sure your healthcare provider knows if you have taken any acetaminophen products recently.
 
Hydrocodone and Acetaminophen Products
If you take any other acetaminophen products, such as hydrocodone and acetaminophen, your healthcare provider will need to take this into account when calculating your intravenous acetaminophen dosage. Make sure your healthcare provider knows if you have taken any acetaminophen products recently.
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