Fatal ergotism induced by an HIV protease inhibitor

Headache. Jul-Aug 2002;42(7):694-5. doi: 10.1046/j.1526-4610.2002.02163.x.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome / complications
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome / drug therapy*
  • Caffeine / adverse effects*
  • Caffeine / therapeutic use
  • Drug Combinations
  • Drug Interactions
  • Ergotamine / adverse effects*
  • Ergotamine / therapeutic use
  • Ergotism / etiology*
  • Fatal Outcome
  • HIV Protease Inhibitors / adverse effects*
  • HIV Protease Inhibitors / therapeutic use
  • Headache / complications
  • Headache / drug therapy*
  • Humans
  • Hypoxia-Ischemia, Brain / chemically induced
  • Male
  • Middle Aged

Substances

  • Drug Combinations
  • HIV Protease Inhibitors
  • caffeine, ergotamine drug combination
  • Caffeine
  • Ergotamine