Intralipid as antidote for tricyclic antidepressants and SSRIs: a case report

November 2012
Anaesthesia & Intensive Care;Nov2012, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p1076
Academic Journal
The article presents a case of a woman whose acute antidepressant poisoning with refractory haemodynamic instability was successfully treated with intralipid. It discusses the effect of acute antidepressant poisoning on the central nervous system and cardiovascular system. The study found that acute tricyclic and other antidepressant poisoning is difficult to treat and consist mainly of haemodynamic and ventilatory support.


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