Summary: A 20-month-old girl who accidentally ingested a large amount of laxative tablets containing strychnine, was successfully treated with diazepam. Diazepam seems to be the drug of choice in strychnine poisoning, because of its excellent anticonvulsant properties combined with its wide margin of safety.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||British Journal of Anaesthesia|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 1972|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine