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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 214--215

Chronic phenytoin therapy-induced vecuronium resistance

Lopamudra Chowdhury1, Arpita Laha2, Tamonash Chaudhuri3, Suparna Chatterjee1 
1 Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata, India
2 Department of Anesthesiology, R.G. Kar Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata, India
3 Department of Surgery, R.G. Kar Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata, India

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Lopamudra Chowdhury
Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata
India

This case report highlights a clinically significant pharmacokinetic drug interaction between phenytoin, a widely used anticonvulsant and vecuronium, a non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocker which led to vecuronium resistance.


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Chowdhury L, Laha A, Chaudhuri T, Chatterjee S. Chronic phenytoin therapy-induced vecuronium resistance.Indian J Pharmacol 2011;43:214-215


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Chowdhury L, Laha A, Chaudhuri T, Chatterjee S. Chronic phenytoin therapy-induced vecuronium resistance. Indian J Pharmacol [serial online] 2011 [cited 2021 Sep 20 ];43:214-215
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