Enrofloxacin poisoning in Humans – A Rare Case Report

Authors

  • Vipul Khandelwal1 , Namrta Pradhan2 , Priya Mathu2 , Shailesh Jhawa2, Ajay Pal Singh3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10329

Keywords:

Enrofloxacin, Poisoning, Flouroquinolone

Abstract

Enrofloxacin flouroquinolone - Veterinary Medicine. It has the general effect of the class of flouroquinolone.

This poison is rarely reported in human. We present a case of Enro poisoning. Patient ingested Enrofloxacin.

Which was followed by seizures and altered sensorium .Patient was taken on mechanical ventilator. He was

managed symptomatically .He developed ST-T changes in ECG. But coronary angio was normal. We also

tried doing plasmapheresis. But patient expired even after all efforts. The best of our knowledge, we did not

find any such reported case of enro poison in Human .Hence we present this case report.

Author Biography

Vipul Khandelwal1 , Namrta Pradhan2 , Priya Mathu2 , Shailesh Jhawa2, Ajay Pal Singh3

1 Consultant Internal Medicine and Critical Care, Apex Hospital, Jaipur (Rajasthan), 2 Consultant Critical Care, Apex Hospital, 3 Consultant Nephrologist, Apex Hospital, Jaipur (Rajasthan)

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Vipul Khandelwal1 , Namrta Pradhan2 , Priya Mathu2 , Shailesh Jhawa2, Ajay Pal Singh3. (2020). Enrofloxacin poisoning in Humans – A Rare Case Report. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 76-78. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10329