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Acute Theophylline Overdose: An Approach to Management

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Abstract:

Management of acute or chronic theophylline poisoning requires clear knowledge of the drug's toxicity in different age groups, risk factors for heightened toxicity, pharmacologic parameters affecting absorption and elimination of the drug from the body, and current evidence of effectiveness of various modalities for managing the drug in overdose. Current evidence impacting each variable is presented and a rational approach to management based on present available evidence is discussed.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2500/108854183779050077

Affiliations: Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, The Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; The Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; The Massachusetts Poison Control System, Boston, Massachusetts

Publication date: September 1, 1983

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