14. Severe electrolyte disorders after overdosing of furosemide, spironolactone and captopril in infants with congenital heart defects: A case series

Dang Thi Hai Van, Bui Thi Khanh Ngoc

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Six cases of severe electrolyte disorders with acute kidney failure after overdosing on furosemide, spironolactone and captopril were reported. All of them were less than  six months of age with congenital heart defects and were treated by cardiologists with a dosage of less than 2mg/kg of furosemide, spironolactone, and captopril per day. However, their parents gave them the wrong dose, as a result, all children received higher doses of both furosemide (8.8 – 13.3mg/kg/day), spironolactone and captopril (5.5 – 8.3mg/kg/day). This led to severe hyponatremia, hyperkalemia, and acute kidney injury. All six patients were treated and eventually recovered without any complication.

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