The death of a 23-year-old man by suicidal flecainide and alcohol poisoning is reported. Flecainide was identified by ultraviolet (UV) spectrophotometry and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS).
The death of a 23-year-old man by suicidal flecainide and alcohol poisoning is reported. Flecainide was identified by ultraviolet (UV) spectrophotometry and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
An almost identical concentration of flecainide (7.3 mg/kg) in femoral blood was found in a case of suicide by self-poisoning with flecainide and alcohol . The BAC was 1.07 g‰ (1.75 g‰ in our case).
Unsuspected self-poisoning with flecainide and alcohol Sadler, D.W.; Quigley, C. Differences in amiodarone, digoxin, flecainide and sotalol concentrations between antemortem serum and femoral postmortem blood
Veröffentlicht in:Forensic Science International · 1999Autoren:Nathalie Romain · Christian Giroud · Katarzyna Michaud · Marc Augsburger · Patrice …Über:Toxicity · Human factors and ergonomics · Suicide prevention · Antiarrhythmic agent · …
Meptazinol (Meptid(®)) is an analgesic drug that is used to treat mild to moderate pain including postoperative pain, obstetrical pain, and the pain of renal colic. This case reports a death due to the combined effects of meptazinol and alcohol in a man with significant heart disease and alcoholic
Background: Alcohol use disorders are frequently associated with self-intoxication in attempted suicide. In France since 2008, the off-label use of baclofen for treatment of alcohol dependence has greatly increased, leading to temporary regulation of use of the drug. At the request of the national
Background. Flecainide is an antiarrhythmic agent which is being used increasingly for the management of super-ventricular arrhythmias. Overdose with flecainide is frequently fatal with mortality reported as high as 22% due to arrhythmias, myocardial depression and conduction defects leading to electro-mechanical dissociation and asytole.
Isopropyl alcohol (IPA), also referred to as isopropanol, is a chemical that’s commonly found in rubbing alcohol, hand sanitizers, and certain cleaning products.
This observational single-centre study involved retrospective medical record review of all alcohol-dependent patients with co-existing psychiatric illness seen at a French ED over a 12-month period from January 2012 to January 2013 after self-poisoning with baclofen.
Self-harm, also known as self-injury, is defined as the intentional, direct injuring of body tissue, done without suicidal intentions. self-poisoning, alcohol abuse, self-embedding of objects, hair pulling, bruising/hitting one’s self, scratching to hurt one’s self,