Disopyramide (Norpace ®) Distribution at Autopsy of an Overdose Case

    Volume 25, Issue 1 (January 1980)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 January 1980

    Page Count: 7


    Stafford, DT
    Doctoral candidate; toxicology laboratory director and associate professor; deputy chief medical examiner, State of Tennessee, and associate professor, University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences, Memphis,

    Bell, JS
    Doctoral candidate; toxicology laboratory director and associate professor; deputy chief medical examiner, State of Tennessee, and associate professor, University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences, Memphis,

    Anderson, WH
    Doctoral candidate; toxicology laboratory director and associate professor; deputy chief medical examiner, State of Tennessee, and associate professor, University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences, Memphis,

    (Received 26 February 1979; accepted 13 June 1979)

    Abstract

    A 44-year-old female died as the result of an overdose of disopyramide. An analytical method was developed and the distribution of the drug in various tissues was determined. Analysis of the blood sample indicated a drug concentration far exceeding that of the therapeutic concentration.


    Paper ID: JFS10933J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS10933J

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    Title Disopyramide (Norpace ®) Distribution at Autopsy of an Overdose Case
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30