Acute Dystonia following brand confusion: where are we heading?

Shah, Ubaid Hameed; Yousuf, Sumaiyah; Mehdi, Syed M.
January 2010
Current Pediatric Research;Jan2010, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p61
Academic Journal
Case Study
A child with trivial trauma was prescribed Serronak which is a Fixed Dose Combination of serratiopeptidae (10mg) and diclofenac sodium (50mg) by a treating physican. He instead received Serenace (Haloperidol 10mg) which lead to him presenting as acute dystonia to pediatric emergency department. We report this preventable adverse drug reaction and high-light the importance of avoiding such prescription errors.


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