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We discuss a case of severe respiratory depression in a child, with ultrarapid CYP2D6 genotype and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, after taking tramadol for pain relief related to a day-case tonsillectomy.
- Accepted December 8, 2014.
- Copyright © 2015 by the American Academy of Pediatrics
A Case of Respiratory Depression in a Child With Ultrarapid CYP2D6 Metabolism After Tramadol
Gilles Orliaguet, Jamil Hamza, Vincent Couloigner, Françoise Denoyelle, Marie-Anne Loriot, Franck Broly, Erea Noel Garabedian
Pediatrics Mar 2015, 135 (3) e753-e755; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2014-2673