Acute tricyclic antidepressant poisoning

What is Acute tricyclic antidepressant poisoning?

A rare, potentially lethal intoxication characterized by life-threatening arrhythmias (sinus tachycardias, premature ventricular contractions, ventricular arrhythmias), anticholinergic toxidrome (mydriasis, dry mucous membrane, tachycardia, hypertension), central nervous system toxicity (lethargy, coma, myoclonic jerks), refractory hypotension and sudden death.

Inheritance type

Not applicable

Age of Onset

  • All ages
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