Indian Journal of PsychiatryIndian Journal of Psychiatry
Home | About us | Current Issue | Archives | Ahead of Print | Submission | Instructions | Subscribe | Advertise | Contact | Login 
    Users online: 5366 Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size Print this article Email this article Bookmark this page
Search Again
 Back
 Table of Contents
 
 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Article Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert
 Add to My List
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed4401    
    Printed130    
    Emailed1    
    PDF Downloaded269    
    Comments [Add]    
    Cited by others 1    

Recommend this journal

 
CASE REPORT
Year : 2006  |  Volume : 48  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 121-122

Is this 'complicated' opioid withdrawal?


Department of Psychiatry and Drug Deaddiction Centre, K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
R Seethalakshmi
Department of Psychiatry and Drug Deaddiction Centre, K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0019-5545.31604

Rights and Permissions

Seven patients with opioid dependence admitted in the de-addiction centre for detoxification developed convulsions and delirium during the withdrawal phase. After ruling out all other possible causes of these complications, opioid withdrawal seemed to emerge as the most likely explanation. The unpredictability of the course of opioid dependence and withdrawal needs to be considered when treating patients with opioid dependence.



[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*

        

Print this article         Email this article