Severe, acute propoxyphene overdose treated with dopamine.

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Six patients suffering from cardiovascular failure due to acute propoxyphene overdose, were treated with dopamine infusion in doses of 2-17 microgram/kg/min. All patients responded with increased systolic arterial blood pressure, increased urinary output and decreased central venous pressure. The two most severely poisoned patients showed no increase in… (More)

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@article{Krantz1985SevereAP, title={Severe, acute propoxyphene overdose treated with dopamine.}, author={Thomas Krantz and B K Thisted and Jens Johan Str\om and Helle Riis Angelo and Morten Beck S\orensen}, journal={Journal of toxicology. Clinical toxicology}, year={1985}, volume={23 4-6}, pages={347-52} }