Postextubation laryngospasm abolished by doxapram

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Abstract

The successful treatment with doxapram of five cases of postextubation laryngospasm is described. The increased respiratory drive from doxapram is suggested as the mechanism of action. Doxapram is a new adjunct in the treatment of this condition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1112-1114
Number of pages3
JournalAnaesthesia
Volume37
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1982
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Analeptics; doxapram
  • Complications; laryngospasm

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