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journal article 
Author(s):
Eyer, F; Pfab, R; Felgenhauer, N; Lutz, J; Heemann, U; Steimer, W; Zondler, S; Fichtl, B; Zilker, T 
Title:
Lithium poisoning: pharmacokinetics and clearance during different therapeutic measures. 
Abstract:
The clinical features and pharmacokinetics of 22 lithium overdoses are described. Effectiveness of different treatment regimens regarding elimination of lithium is discussed. Origin of overdose was due to deliberate poisoning or precipitated by concomitant diseases, coadministration of drugs, or combination of both. Treatment included supportive care, diuretics (15/22), hemodialysis (HD; 9/22), and mechanical ventilation (3/22). Severity of lithium intoxication was classified in 50% as I degree...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Clin Psychopharmacol 
Year:
2006 
Journal volume:
26 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
325-30 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0271-0749 
TUM Institution:
Toxikologische Abteilung; r Nephrologie; r Klinische Chemie und Pathobiochemie