Intoxicación por antidepresivos tricíclicos en pediatría: aproximación y manejo.

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    • Alternate Title:
      Pediatric Tricyclic Antidepressant Poisoning: Approach and Management.
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    • Abstract:
      Antidepressants are agents that cause significant morbidity and mortality with important toxicity particularly on cardiovascular and neurological systems, which is mainly based on their pharmacology and is that determines specific treatment. Unfortunately, children are vulnerable population because the increase in psychiatric disorders which are treated with these drugs. The purpose of this article is to review the pharmacokinetics, clinical presentation and treatment of acute poisoning with tricyclic antidepressants. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
    • Abstract:
      Los antidepresivos son agentes que causan una importante morbilidad y mortalidad con presentación de un espectro de toxicidad único, principalmente cardiovascular y neurológico, el cual se basa principalmente en su farmacología y que determina su tratamiento específico. Por desgracia, los niños son una población vulnerable, y con el aumento de patologías psiquiátricas que son tratadas con este tipo de medicamentos, cada vez es más probable encontrar toxicidad en esta población. El propósito de esta publicación es revisar la farmacocinética, la presentación clínica y el tratamiento de la intoxicación aguda por antidepresivos tricíclicos. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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