One drop can be beneficial, one swig can be deadly: tetrahydrozoline intoxication.


Tetrahydrozoline is a commonly used imidazoline derivative with serious side effects and toxicity, particularly in small children. A one-year-old boy was admitted to the emergency department (ED) after he accidentally ingested about half a bottle of nasal decongestant solution containing tetrahydrozoline. He was unconscious, hypothermic and bradycardic on… (More)


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