Five cases are presented in which multiple doses of activated charcoal were given to infants 6 months of age or less, as treatment of theophylline overdose. This therapy was tolerated in all cases with apparent enhancement of theophylline elimination. Use of multiple dose activated charcoal appears to be a viable option in the treatment of young infants with theophylline poisoning.
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - 1987|