Women and teenagers most at risk of paracetamol overdose

Women and teenagers most at risk of paracetamol overdose

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Women and teenagers most at risk of paracetamol overdose

Women and 15-19-year-olds are the most likely to suffer a paracetamol overdose, a comprehensive study using nearly 15,000 hospital records has found. The researchers suggest that improving general awareness and support for mental health initiatives could reduce the burden of these overdoses.

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