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Toxicological findings in a death involving dextromethorphan and terfenadine.
American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology : Official Publication of the National Association of Medical Examiners
A case of fatal self-poisoning with dextromethorphan, an antitussive, and terfanadine, an antihistamine H1, is reported. Both drugs were quantified in several postmortem tissues and fluids using capillary gas chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry. Results are discussed in the light of the existing literature.
Adult, Dextromethorphan/analysis, Dextromethorphan/poisoning, Female, Humans, Liver/chemistry, Overdose, Terfenadine/poisoning
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