Physostigmine in the treatment of intrathecal baclofen overdose. Report of three cases.

Abstract

The expanding use of intrathecal baclofen for spasticity has raised a concern about the treatment of overdose in these patients, since no specific baclofen antagonist is available. Since physostigmine has been reported to reverse the respiratory depression and somnolence due to opiates, the drug was tried for the treatment of baclofen overdose. In three… (More)

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