The First Use of Pralidoxime in a Child With Rivastigmine Poisoning


SAZ E. U. , YURTSEVEN A. , KİLİNÇ M. A. , SARI F., AĞIN H.

PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY CARE, vol.34, no.10, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/pec.0000000000001086
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY CARE
  • Keywords: rivastigmine, poisoning, pralidoxime, CHOLINESTERASE INHIBITOR, ORGANOPHOSPHORUS

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this report is to describe the successful use of pralidoxime in a pediatric patient who accidentally ingested 12 mg of rivastigmine and presented to the emergency department with weakness, drowsiness, hyporeactivity to environmental stimuli, and full cholinergic syndrome.