Accidental Intramuscular Isoprenaline in Early Pregnancy: The Effects, Management and Outcome

  • Mamun Mostafi Head, Dept. of Medicine, Rangpur Medical College & CMH, Rangpur
  • Md Anisur Rahman Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Rangpur Cantonment, Rangpur
  • Md Torab Mollick Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Rangpur Cantonment, Rangpur
  • Md Naimul Haq Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Rangpur Cantonment, Rangpur
  • Ahmed Rafi Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Rangpur Cantonment, Rangpur
Keywords: Isoprenaline, overdose, side effects, treatment

Abstract

Isoprenaline is a beta-adrenergic agonist, used for the treatment of cardiovascular emergencies like hypotensive shock or sever bradycardia. This drug is not indicated to use in bolus form either intramuscularly or intravenously. Accidentally a 22 year old pregnant woman was given an intramuscular injection of two mg Isoprenaline. It was a lethal dose, fortunately the patient survived. This article narrated the events, the ECG changes, management and outcome of the patient and pregnancy.

J Bangladesh Coll Phys Surg 2016; 34(2): 108-111

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Mamun Mostafi, Head, Dept. of Medicine, Rangpur Medical College & CMH, Rangpur


Published
2017-04-23
How to Cite
Mostafi, M., Rahman, M. A., Mollick, M. T., Haq, M. N., & Rafi, A. (2017). Accidental Intramuscular Isoprenaline in Early Pregnancy: The Effects, Management and Outcome. Journal of Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons, 34(2), 108-111. https://doi.org/10.3329/jbcps.v34i2.32303
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Case Reports