Oral Overdose of Propylhexedrine

    Volume 26, Issue 4 (October 1981)

    ISSN: 0022-1198


    Published Online: 1 October 1981

    Page Count: 6

    Riddick, LR
    Pathologist, Alabama State Department of Forensic Sciences, Mobile, Ala.

    Reisch, R
    Chief toxicologist, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Washington, D.C.

    (Received 11 March 1981; accepted 30 April 1981)


    We present a case of an oral overdose of cotton pledgets saturated with propylhexedrine, the active chemical in Benzedrex ® inhalers. The tissue levels are included for reference purposes.

    Paper ID: JFS11435J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11435J

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    Title Oral Overdose of Propylhexedrine
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30