Severe rhabdomyolysis due to drug overdose

Faisal Qadir, Yakoob Ahmadani, Qamar Masood

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A case of a young girl is described who presented in a state of intoxication and later developed acute renal failure secondary to severe rhabdomyolysis. With vigorous fluid therapy she regained normal renal function. Biochemical testing finally confirmed over the counter drug overdose as the cause for this presentation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)436-437
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • Acute
  • Drugs
  • Kidney failure
  • Over-the-counter
  • Rhabdomyolysis


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