Table 2.

Drugs detected in 354 consecutive poisoning cases.

DrugsFrequencyDrugsFrequency
Benzodiazepines155Analgesic drugs
Tricyclic antidepressantsDextropropoxyphene12
Amitriptyline46Acetaminophen4
Maprotiline14Acetylsalicylate3
Clomipramine12Meperidine1
Nortriptyline7Codeine4
Doxepin3Chlormezanone2
Dosulepin1β-Adrenergic blocking agents
Imipramine1Acebutolol5
Amoxapin1Propranolol1
Other antidepressantsCold–cough remedies
Fluoxetine8Ephedrine7
Mianserin4Phenylpropanolamine4
Viloxazine1Fenspiride2
Fuvoxamine3Quinine1
Neuroleptic agentsAnti-H1 and Anti-H2 drugs
Cyamemazine18Ranitidine7
Hydroxyzine16Diphenhydramine3
Metoclopramide11Astemizole1
Alimemazine10Brompheniramine1
Acepromazine5Other psychotropic drugs
Thioridazine1Trihexyphenidyl4
CarbamatesAmfepramone3
Meprobamate137Tropatepine1
Febarbamate3Other drugs
Hypnotic drugsIndoramine3
Zopiclone7Diltiazem3
Phenobarbital5Raticide agents (identified in another laboratory)1
Zolpidem4