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Indoxacarb Poisoning: An Unusual Presentation as Methemoglobinemia

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Indoxacarb Poisoning: An Unusual Presentation as Methemoglobinemia

Lakshmi Prasanna et al. Indian J Crit Care Med.


We describe the management of a case of methemoglobinemia secondary to ingestion of indoxacarb, an oxadiazine insecticide.

Keywords: Indoxacarb; methemoglobinemia.

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Conflict of Interest: None declared.

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