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Isotretinoin intoxication in attempted suicide

Lindemayr H.
DOI: 10.2340/0001555566452453


Only mild symptoms of retinoid intoxication--headache, hallucinations and vertebral pain--were observed after ingestion of 800 mg isotretinoin among other drugs. Transaminases and serum lipids were found within normal range five days later. Mucocutaneous effects due to overdosage were absent.


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