Maternal Death Associated with Intravenous Methylphenidate (Ritalin®) and Pentazocine (Talwin®) Abuse

    Volume 32, Issue 3 (May 1987)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 4


    Lundquest, DE
    Chief resident, resident, and professor, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE

    Edland, JF
    Chief resident, resident, and professor, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE

    Young, WK
    Chief resident, resident, and professor, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE

    (Received 15 August 1986; accepted 23 September 1986)

    Abstract

    A case of maternal death from pulmonary hypertension secondary to pulmonary granulomatosis is presented. The granulomas are associated with a history of intravenous injection of medications (Ritalin® and Talwin®) intended for oral use.


    Paper ID: JFS12388J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS12388J

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    Title Maternal Death Associated with Intravenous Methylphenidate (Ritalin®) and Pentazocine (Talwin®) Abuse
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