Angela A. Otedo
Health educationPediatricsReferralVital signsLamivudineAbacavirPoison controlPhysical examinationMedicinePill
Publications 1
#1Bryan A. Ogoti (UoN: University of Nairobi)
Last. T Chokwe (UoN: University of Nairobi)H-Index: 7
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Introduction: Toxic side effects from antiretroviral overdose in children have not been widely reported. Antiretroviral drugs are widely used as oral medications throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Patient presentation: We describe the clinical presentation and management of a 3-year-old male in rural Kenya, who accidentally overdosed on abacavir/lamivudine combination pills. The number of pills taken was approximately 250 tablets, that is 15 g of abacavir and 7.5 g of lamivudine. He presented 24 hou...
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