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Tachyarrhythmia in Severe Imipramine Overdose Controlled by Practolol
  1. K. G. E. Brown,
  2. H. U. S. McMichen,
  3. D. S. Briggs


    A 2½-year-old boy, comatose and having fits after an overdose of imipramine, suffered a respiratory and cardiac arrest from which he was successfully resuscitated. A severe tachyarrhythmia was well controlled by intravenous practolol, and it is suggested that practolol is the drug of choice in this situation.

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