Intracardiac injection of T-61, a veterinary euthanasia drug.

@article{Hantson1996IntracardiacIO,
  title={Intracardiac injection of T-61, a veterinary euthanasia drug.},
  author={Philippe Hantson and C Semaan and J C Jouret and Jacques Rahier and Robert Lauwerys and J P Brunain and Paul Mahieu},
  journal={Journal of toxicology. Clinical toxicology},
  year={1996},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={235-9}
}
CASE REPORT We report a suicidal attempt by intracardiac injection of T-61, a veterinary euthanasia drug containing embutramide, mebezonium and tetracaine in dimethylformamide. The main complications were reversible acute renal failure and pericardial effusion. There was a delayed abnormality of the liver function tests possibly related to the dimethylformamide solvent. A liver biopsy on day 16 showed a normal hepatic architecture with lipid-containing lysosomes and prominent vesicular… CONTINUE READING

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