How is heroin toxicity treated in children?

Updated: Dec 16, 2018
  • Author: Rania Habal, MD; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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Answer

This is rare and does not differ clinically from an adult overdose. Similarly, treatment of pediatric heroin overdose would not differ from that of an adult. In all cases of pediatric heroin overdose, social services should be involved.


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