oa South African Medical Journal - Alcohol-barbiturate synergism
|Article Title||Alcohol-barbiturate synergism|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Author||Edmund H. Burrows|
|Publication Date||Nov 1953|
|Pages||1 - 057|
|Keyword(s)||Addiction, Barbiturate, Ethyl alcohol and Synergism|
1. Experimental and clinical evidence of an additive (and possibly potentiative) synergism between ethyl alcohol and the barbiturate drugs is reviewed. 2. Two cases suggestive of death by this means, are reported. 3. The diagnostic, therapeutic and forensic aspects of this synergism are noted.
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