Severe hypotension in a patient receiving pemoline during general anesthesia.


Journal Article

IMPLICATIONS: This case reports hypotension under general anesthesia in a patient taking pemoline. Vigilance for unexpected hypotension is important in patients who are treated with psychostimulants. If hypotension occurs, vasopressors that act directly on adrenergic receptors should be used.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bohringer, CH; Jahr, JS; Rowell, S; Mayer, K

Published Date

  • November 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 91 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 1131 - 1133

PubMed ID

  • 11049895

Pubmed Central ID

  • 11049895

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-2999

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00000539-200011000-00015


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States