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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Eyer, F; Jetzinger, E; Pfab, R; Zilker, T 
Title:
Withdrawal from high-dose tranylcypromine. 
Abstract:
A 34-year-old man with a history of multiple substance abuse (now abstinent for six years) became addicted to tranylcypromine, consuming up to 240 mg/day. After discontinuing the drug, he developed thrombocytopenia (52,000/ul) and delirium; there were no other anticholinergic signs. The delirium was unresponsive to haloperidol and diazepam. Intravenous administration of physostigmine (2 mg) on hospital day 6 resulted in prompt, but temporary, clearing of the delirium. Following a recurrence of...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Clin Toxicol (Phila) 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
46 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
261-3 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1556-3650 
TUM Institution:
Toxikologische Abteilung