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Which analgesics are appropriate in patients with liver dysfunction?

Perry, Courtney J. PharmD

Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants: November 2013 - Volume 26 - Issue 11 - p 16–18
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000436292.16894.2b
Pharmacology Consult

ABSTRACT Dose and frequency adjustments to analgesics may be needed for patients with liver dysfunction to avoid toxicity and minimize adverse reactions.

Courtney J. Perry is a pediatric specialty resident in pharmacy at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The author has indicated no relationships to disclose relating to the content of this article.

Larissa DeDea, PharmD, BCPS, PA-C, department editor

© 2013 American Academy of Physician Assistants.
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