A Case Report of Toxicity to an Opioid Analgesic

  • Bharat Sharma
  • Bhavna Gupta
Keywords: Toxicity, Analgesic, Pain


Opioid synthetic pain killers act centrally and are commonly used for management of high grade pain. Although it is a standard drug being prescribed all over the world, its accidental or intentional overdose is more common in adolescent and adult males. We report the case of a 7-year-old boy who was brought to our clinic in an unconscious state following opioid intoxication. He was managed with conservative approach and made a significant improvement before discharge.


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DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0212.03.521059
Published: 2019-03-21
How to Cite
Bharat Sharma, Bhavna Gupta. A Case Report of Toxicity to an Opioid Analgesic. IHRJ [Internet]. 2019Mar.21 [cited 2024Jun.19];2(12):307-8. Available from: https://ihrjournal.com/ihrj/article/view/210