Relation of postmortem blood alcohol and drug concentrations in fatal poisonings involving amitriptyline, propoxyphene and promazine.

@article{Koski2005RelationOP,
  title={Relation of postmortem blood alcohol and drug concentrations in fatal poisonings involving amitriptyline, propoxyphene and promazine.},
  author={Anna Koski and Erkki Vuori and Ilkka Ojanper{\"a}},
  journal={Human & experimental toxicology},
  year={2005},
  volume={24 8},
  pages={389-96}
}
Drugs and alcohol often occur together in fatal poisonings, complicating the process of determining the cause of death. Especially when found in concentrations generally regarded as toxic but not lethal, the question arises whether the combination of sublethal amounts was the likely cause of death. In this study, we examined poisoning deaths involving… CONTINUE READING