Volume 18
Number 4
Oct 2014
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Case Reports
K.R. Charaghvandi, P.D.J. Bollen, M. Duisenberg-van Essenberg, A.M.F. Rutten

Paracetamol has acquired a well-established role for pain relief and fever management throughout the whole world. It is a well-accepted drug in the clinical setting given its predictable side effect range. In the following case report, we present hypotension as an unfamiliar side effect, found in a neurologically impaired patient in our intensive care unit. In addition, an outline on the pharmacology and pharmacodynamic features of paracetamol will be given.

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