Lamotrigine is a new generation antiepileptic which blocks sodium channels and can cause significant toxicity in overdose. A case of a three-year-old child who suffered a seizure and required endotracheal intubation after accidental lamotrigine ingestion is presented. The lamotrigine concentration measured 23.2 mcg/mL which is the highest reported after accidental pediatric exposure. A review of the literature regarding pediatric lamotrigine poisoning is also included.
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Griswold, A. Tully, B. Katz, K. Beauchamp, G. Cook, M. Cannon, R. (2019). Lamotrigine ODT-Induced Seizure in a 3-Year-Old Child after Accidental Ingestion. Case Reports in Emergency Medicine. doi.org/10.1155/2019/2675931.
Emergency Medicine | Pediatrics
Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty, Department of Emergency Medicine Residents, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics Residents
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