Chapter 55 Chapter Promoting Medication Adherence (FPGEE) (1 OF 17) Sample Questions
1. An adult patient who ingested 30 Acetaminophen tablets (325 mg/tab) 6 hours ago should be treated with/by:
- A. EDTA infusion
- B. Ipecac syrup
- C. Activated charcoal
- D. N-acetylcysteine
- E. Probenecid
Tips: NAC should be administered within 8 hours of Acetaminophen poisoning because the toxic metabolite readily transforms to other metabolites to which glutathione can no longer bind to.