Self-poisoning with enteric-coated aspirin

Am J Clin Pathol. 1983 Dec;80(6):888-90. doi: 10.1093/ajcp/80.6.888.


A case of self-poisoning by enteric-coated aspirin tablets is described. Absorption of salicylate was delayed, resulting in serum kinetics different from that obtained with regular aspirin. When the ingested aspirin is enteric coated, the use of Done's nomogram may be inappropriate.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aspirin / metabolism
  • Aspirin / poisoning*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Intestinal Absorption / drug effects
  • Tablets, Enteric-Coated / adverse effects*
  • Time Factors


  • Tablets, Enteric-Coated
  • Aspirin