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Respiratory arrest due to nitrofurantoin treatment in the absence of pulmonary pathology

Author(s): Hikmet Çoban

In the case we present, an elderly female patient developed respiratory arrest in the absence of pulmonary pathology after using nitrofurantoin (NF). To our current knowledge, this case is the first in the literature. The patient was monitored on mechanical ventilation, and her condition improved only after discontinuing NF treatment.


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