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. 2019 Nov 27;11(11):e6250.
doi: 10.7759/cureus.6250.

Intravenous Lipid Emulsion Rescue Therapy in a Child With Carisoprodol Overdose

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Intravenous Lipid Emulsion Rescue Therapy in a Child With Carisoprodol Overdose

Madhuradhar Chegondi et al. Cureus. .
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Abstract

The use of intravenous lipid emulsion (ILE) therapy in children with carisoprodol toxicity was not described previously. We report the case of an adolescent female who presented to our pediatric intensive care unit with unresponsiveness and respiratory depression. The patient recovered immediately following ILE therapy and subsequently admitted having carisoprodol overdose.

Keywords: carisoprodol; child; intravenous lipid emulsion.

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The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

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