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Neuropsychiatric symptoms following bismuth intoxication.
  1. M. P. Weller
  1. Friern Hospital, London, UK.


    A number of seemingly neurotic symptoms, similar to those reported in bismuth intoxication, occurred in a patient taking a proprietary dyspeptic preparation, tri-potassium dicitrate bismuthate (De-Nol), over 2 years. The symptoms remitted over 10-12 months after stopping the drug - a similar period to that described in bismuth intoxication and the patient has remained symptom-free for 7 years. Possible mechanisms are discussed.

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