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Panacea Journal of Medical Sciences


Complicated opioid withdrawal- A case report


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Author Details : Vivek Kumar, Nimish Gupta

Volume : 7, Issue : 1, Year : 2017

Article Page : 48-50


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Abstract

Although, anecdotal case reports are being published describing complicated opioid withdrawal e.g. seizure and delirium, various international classification system and standard textbooks do not mention about the complicated withdrawal like with alcohol. Interestingly, these complications reported from specific form of the opioid and specific geographical region. The case in this report presented with complicated opioid withdrawal like picture which later found to be due to medical condition. Hence, we report this case here to discuss various possibilities to be explored while dealing with the case of complicated opioid withdrawal.

Keywords:
Opioid, Complicated withdrawal, Seizure, Delirium

How to cite : Kumar V, Gupta N, Complicated opioid withdrawal- A case report. Panacea J Med Sci 2017;7(1):48-50

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