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Cardiomyopathy induced by phenylpropanolamine

Authors
Journal
The Journal of Pediatrics
0022-3476
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
123
Issue
5
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s0022-3476(05)80869-8
Disciplines
  • Medicine

Abstract

A 14-year-old girl had evidence of an acute cardiomyopathy after a minimal overdose of phenylpropanolamine. She had myocardial dysfunction, ventricular dysrhythmia, and secondary pulmonary edema without any associated systemic hypertension. The cardiomyopathy resolved after several days.

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