Must Read: The Danger of Taking Paracetamol
Nigerians have been given a stern warning against taking an overdose of paracetamol which has become a trend among people.
Dr Arikawe Adeolu, a medical practitioner at the Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja, has warned that an overdose of paracetamol drug could cause liver failure within 24 hours.
Adeolu gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Monday. He said that medications generally had side effects and that some drugs, such as paracetamol, which were often abused, could lead to liver damage.