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Jaundice in Adults

Seek emergency medical care right away. You may have injury to the liver that is caused by acetaminophen. You may require treatment with a drug that can minimize further injury to your liver from acetaminophen. This drug is called acetylcysteine (Mucomyst.) You also need a careful evaluation of your current liver health, and if acetaminophen injury is confirmed, you may require monitoring in the hospital to ensure that your liver injury stabilizes.


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