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Treatment of guanfacine toxicity with naloxone.
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PMID:  23034493     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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ABSTRACT: We describe a 4-year-old boy who presents to the emergency department with lethargy, bradycardia, and initial hypertension followed by hypotension due to guanfacine toxicity after ingestion of standard doses of the extended release formulation. This is the first case report to describe the use of naloxone to treat these symptoms and document improvements in level of consciousness, blood pressure, and heart rate associated with this therapy.
Authors:
Daniel S Tsze; Peter S Dayan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric emergency care     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1535-1815     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Emerg Care     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8507560     Medline TA:  Pediatr Emerg Care     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1060-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
From the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY.
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