TITLE

Falling between the cracks: a case of amiodarone toxicity

AUTHOR(S)
Mackenzie, Constanze; Syed, Jaffer; Pollak, Timothy; Koren, Gideon
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/6/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 12, p1393
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 64-year-old woman who had a history of nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting. She was found having multisystem amiodarone toxicity, which includes pulmonary, hepatic, and thyroid toxicity. The article discusses amiodarone toxicity, which is induced by the pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties of the drug itself.
ACCESSION #
65960854

 

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