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Acetaminophen(paracetamol), Serum

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Blood, NA, Fasting or Non Fasting: As suggested by doctor

sample requiredSample Required:

Blood sample collected from a vein.

test timeTest Time:

The test is typically performed within a few hours after the blood sample is collected.

test normal rangeTest Normal Range:

The normal therapeutic range of acetaminophen in the blood is usually less than 10 to 20 mcg/mL. Higher levels may indicate potential toxicity.

what is the testWhat is the Test?

The acetaminophen (paracetamol) serum test measures the concentration of acetaminophen in the blood. It is commonly used to assess potential overdose or toxicity due to excessive intake of acetaminophen.

test procedureTest Procedure:

A healthcare professional will draw a blood sample from a vein, usually from the arm.

when to take the testWhen to Take the Test:

This test is typically ordered when there is suspicion of acetaminophen overdose or toxicity. It is often performed within a few hours to a day after ingestion.

who should take this testWho Should Take This Test:

Individuals who have potentially ingested a high amount of acetaminophen, intentionally or accidentally, and are at risk of overdose or toxicity may undergo this test.

precautions for exceptional casesPrecautions for Exceptional Cases (Pregnancy etc.):

Pregnant women, individuals with liver disease, and those taking medications that affect the liver should consult their healthcare provider before taking this test.



Q1: What are the symptoms of acetaminophen overdose?

A: Symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, confusion, and yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice). Severe cases can lead to liver damage.

Q2: How is acetaminophen toxicity treated?

A: Treatment may involve administering antidotes like N-acetylcysteine and supportive care to protect the liver.

Q3: Can I take acetaminophen with other medications?

A: It’s important to consult a healthcare provider before combining acetaminophen with other medications, as certain drug interactions may occur.

Q4: Can acetaminophen be harmful during pregnancy?

A: Prolonged and excessive use of acetaminophen during pregnancy may have risks. Consult a healthcare provider for proper guidance.

Q5: Can I have alcohol while taking acetaminophen?

A: Combining alcohol with acetaminophen can increase the risk of liver damage. It’s generally advised to avoid alcohol when taking this medication.

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