Alpha lipoic acid intoxication: An adult


FEREK EMİR D. , ÖZTURAN İ. U. , YILMAZ S.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, cilt.36, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 36 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.03.022
  • Dergi Adı: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE

Özet

Introduction: Alpha lipoic add (ALA) is a potent antioxidant used to treat a variety of disorders. Although ALA is considered a very safe supplement and intoxication is very rare, acute high-dose ingestions can cause mortality. In this report, we discuss a very rare case of ALA intoxication to increase awareness of this issue.