Complications 

Number of patients (%)

THE MOST FREQUENT AGENT INVOLVED

Deep coma (grade 3 or 4)

88 (50)

 

   Benzodiazepin(n=46)

Respiratory failure (bradypnea)

96 (55)

Benzodiazepin(n=42)

Aspiration pneumonia

14 (8)

Benzodiazepin(n=7)

Rhabdomyolysis

11 (6)

Tricyclic anti depressant(TCA)(n=8)

Seizure

4 (2)

 

Tramadol(n=2)

Nosocomial infection

2 (1)

 

phenobarbital

Subarachnoid hemorrhage

2 (1)

 

Tricyclic anti depressant(Tca)

Permanent blindness

2 (1)

 

Methanol(n=2)

Hemoptysis

1 (0.6)

 

orgnophospht(n=1)

Gastrointestinal bleeding

1 (0.6)

 

Acetamionophen(n=1)

Persistent vegetative state

1 (0.6)

Tricyclic anti depressant(Tca)(n=1)

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)

1 (0.6)

 

opium(n=1)

Table 5: Complications for patients admitted to our Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for poisoning..