| Paracetamol: Contraindications
(None except hypersensitivity to paracetamol).
The antidote acetylcysteine (e.g. fluimucil) must be administered within 8 to 10 hours when there is intoxication: i.v. infusion of 150 mg/kg in 15 minutes, then 50 mg/kg for 4 hours, and then 100 mg/kg for 16 hours in a 5% glucose solution.