Patients/Drugs

All study patients

Survivors

Non-survivors

 

p Value

n=175 (100)

n = 144 (100)

n = 31 (100)

Pharmaceutical drugs

118 (67.4)

102 (71)

16 (52)

0.038*

Benzodiazepines

71 (40.5)

63 (44)

8 (26)

0.065

Cyclic antidepressants

63 (36)

54 (38)

9 (29)

0.373

Antipsychotics

17 (9.7)

15 (10)

2 (6)

0.499

Anti-convulsions

15 (8.6)

15 (10)

0 (0)

0.047*

Barbiturate

15 (8.6)

15 (10)

0 (0)

0.047*

Acetaminophen

13 (7.4)

10 (7)

3 (10)

0.821

Tramadol

12 (6.9)

11 (8)

1 (3)

0.336

Beta-blockers

6 (3.4)

6 (4)

0 (0)

0.305

Anti-histamines

4 (2.3)

4 (3)

0 (0)

0.455

Anti-cholinergic

4 (2.3)

1 (3)

3 (2)

0.855

Baclofen

4 (2.3)

4 (3)

0 (0)

0.455

Anti-depressive SSR

3 (1.7)

2 (1)

1 (3)

0.919

Analgesics

2 (1.3)

1 (1)

1 (3)

0.959

Anti-hyperglycemic

1 (0.6)

1 (1)

0 (0)

0.823

Anti-coagulants

1 (0.6)

1 (1)

0 (0)

0.823

Clonidine

1 (0.6)

1 (1)

0 (0)

0.823

Lithium

1 (0.6)

1 (1)

0 (0)

0.823

Antibiotics

1 (0.6)

1 (1)

0 (0)

0.823

Pesticides

27 (15,4)

16 (11)

11 (35)

0.002*

Organophosphate

12 (8)

7 (5)

5 (16)

0.040*

Aluminums phosphide

15 (8.6)

9 (6)

6 (19)

0.030*

Opioids

20 (11.4)

16 (11)

4 (13)

0.759

Others

16 (9)

11 (8)

5 (16)

0.969

Methanol

7 (4)

4 (3)

3 (10)

0.981

Carbon monoxide

6 (3.4)

6 (4)

0 (0)

0.305

Strychnine

1 (0.6)

0 (0)

1 (3)

0.177

Cyanide

1 (0.6)

0 (0)

1 (3)

0.177

Amphetamine

1 (0.6)

1 (1)

0 (0)

0.823

*Statistically significant
Table 3: Poison exposure for survivors and non-survivors of poisoning admitted to our Intensive Care Unit (ICU).