Reduced dose intravenous acetaminophen

  • US 9,987,238 B2
  • Filed: 02/17/2017
  • Issued: 06/05/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/13/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method of treating pain in a human subject, in need thereof, weighing at least 50 kg comprising:

  • administering to the subject a therapeutically effective amount of a pharmaceutical composition comprising about 500 mg to about 750 mg of acetaminophen; and

    repeating the administration at least once every four hours;

    wherein the pharmaceutical composition is administered to the subject intravenously; and

    wherein the therapeutic effect of the pharmaceutical composition is comparable to the standard of care treatment of 1000 mg of acetaminophen administered orally every 6 hours.

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