Clinical management of organophosphate poisoning in pregnancy


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Abstract

Background:Acute organophosphorus pesticide poisoning during pregnancy may lead to spontaneous abortion. Now, there is no definite strategy focused on maintaining pregnancy.Method:This is a retrospective analysis of 2 cases of organophosphorus poisoning during pregnancy. All patients received penehyclidine hydrochloride injection, until the tracheobronchial tree is cleared of the secretions, and most secretions were dried. In addition, magnesium sulfate was used in one woman for the correction of hyperdynamic uterine activity.Results:Two women all survived, one fetus died of spontaneous abortion, and one fetus died of incoordinate uterine action. The 2 women had no significant complications during postpartum period.Conclusion:Penehyclidine hydrochloride and magnesium sulfate may be used to treat organophosphorus during pregnancy. However, futher study and new experimental need to be designed.

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