Phenylbutazone self-poisoning treated by charcoal haemoperfusion

Anaesthesia. 1979 Nov-Dec;34(10):1038-40. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2044.1979.tb06256.x.


A case is presented of a patient who ingested a potentially fatal dose of phenylbutazone. Her clinical condition deteriorated despite adequate supportive therapy and the use of charcoal haemoperfusion proved life-saving.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Charcoal*
  • Female
  • Hemoperfusion*
  • Humans
  • Phenylbutazone / blood
  • Phenylbutazone / poisoning*
  • Time Factors


  • Charcoal
  • Phenylbutazone