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Med Princ Pract. 2016;25(6):577-579. Epub 2016 Aug 22.

Simultaneous Use of Intravenous Lipid Emulsion and Plasma Exchange Therapies in Multiple Drug Toxicity.

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Department of Emergency Medicine, Adnan Menderes University Hospital, Aydın, Turkey.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

The aim of this study was to highlight the use of combined intravenous lipid emulsion (ILE) and plasma exchange (PE) therapies in multidrug toxicity.

CLINICAL PRESENTATION AND INTERVENTION:

A 45-year-old woman who attempted suicide by ingesting large quantities of amisulpride (28 g), diazepam (250 mg), valsartan (2,240 mg), aripiprazole (45 mg) and paliperidone (21 mg) was taken to the hospital of Adnan Menderes University School of Medicine. Upon arrival, she exhibited signs of cardiotoxicity and severe depression of the central nervous and respiratory systems. She was treated successfully with ILE for 4 h and PE therapy for 36 h, consecutively. She was discharged on the fourth day of hospitalization having fully recovered.

CONCLUSION:

The patient was successfully treated with the combination of ILE and PE.

PMID:
27548660
PMCID:
PMC5588510
DOI:
10.1159/000449250
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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