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Severe meprobamate poisoning: successful treatment with haemoperfusion.
  1. P. Crome,
  2. T. Higgenbottom,
  3. J. A. Elliott


    Charcoal haemoperfusion used to treat a 56-year-old woman who had taken a very large overdose of meprobamate was followed by fully recovery. The plasma clearance of meprobamate was 153 ml/min and this compares favourably with values obtained for haemodialysis. The indications for haemoperfusion are reviewed.

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