Pregabalin intoxication-induced Prolonged PR Interval on Electrocardiogram
Erdinç Şengüldür, Celal Katı, İskender Aksoy, Türker Yardan, Ahmet Baydin
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Pregabalin is a lipophilic analogue of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) and has a similar chemical structure to gabapentin and is more potent than gabapentin. This report documents the case of a 28-year-old male presenting with suicidal attempt by pregabalin intake. The patient had an abnormal PR interval (reversible AV-block). He was managed with general supportive care and symptomatic approach such as discontinuation of the drug, hydration with IV fluids, oxygenation, gastric lavage and activated charcoal administration.


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Article Type: Case Report

J Clin Exp Invest, 2018, Volume 9, Issue 2, 100-102

Publication date: 13 Jun 2018

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