Irreversible Coma, Ergotamine, and Ritonavir

Pardo Rey, C.; Yebra, M.; Borrallo, M.; Vega, A.; Ramos, A.; Montero, M. C.
September 2003
Clinical Infectious Diseases;9/1/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 5, pe72
Academic Journal
We report the first case in the medical literature (to our knowledge) of a patient with human immunodeficiency virus infection who was being treated with ritonavir and developed signs of severe vascular involvement and irreversible coma after the administration of 3 mg of ergotamine tartrate.


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