Acute indoramin poisoning: a review of 55 cases reported to the Paris Poison Centre from 1986 t o 2010

Thérapie
Antoine F VillaRobert Garnier

Abstract

Authors report a retrospective study of all cases of indoramin-only poisoning notified to the Paris poison Centre from 1986 to 2010. Fifty five cases of indoramin self-poisoning were included: 40 adults and 15 children. The mean supposed ingested dose was about 701 mg±464 mg. ECG showed a prolonged QTc interval (equal to or greater than 0.50 s) in 30% of patients. The lowest observed dose for prolonged QTc was 625 mg. This series includes two cases of seizures occurring around two hours after ingestion of 900 and 2 250 mg of indoramin. A review of the literature showed cardiac disorders, with a delayed mechanism of action up until 18 hours after ingestion. Therefore, rapid medical resuscitation and prolonged cardiac monitoring for at least 24 hours after ingestion of 625 mg are recommended.

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Citations

May 9, 2014·Journal of Medical Toxicology : Official Journal of the American College of Medical Toxicology·Adam R Bosak, Aaron B Skolnik

Related Concepts

Acute Disease
Antihypertensive Agents
Wy-21901
Poison Control Centers
Retrospective Studies
Drug Overdose
Heart Diseases
Indoramin
Literature
Poisoning

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