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Table 3 APAP concentration above treatment line and laboratory abnormality of the subgroups based on the ingested dose per body weight

From: Evaluation of cut-off values in acute paracetamol overdose following the United Kingdom guidelines

  ≤75 mg/kg (n = 28) 75–200 mg/kg (n = 102) > 200 mg/kg (n = 42)
Above 100-line 1 (3.6) 17 (16.7) 28 (66.7)
Above 150-line 0 (0.0) 10 (9.8) 24 (54.1)
Acute liver injurya 2 (7.1) 6 (5.9) 1 (2.4)
Increased INRb 0 (0.0) 1 (0.98) 0 (0.0)
Increased creatininec 0 (0.0) 1 (0.98) 1 (2.4)
  1. Table 3. Variables are expressed as n (%) or median (interquartile range). INR International normalized ratio.
  2. a Acute liver injury: Alanine aminotransferase elevation ≥50% during treatment
  3. b Increased INR: INR elevation ≥50% during treatment
  4. c Increased creatinine: creatinine elevation ≥50% during treatment