Alerts. New drug casualties


1-2015: Reports describe acute respiratory failure and ARDS following inhalation of tainted marijuana (PMID 23466531) and synthetic cannabinoids (PMID 25541904)

2-ANCA-related dermal and deep-seated organ involvement from levamisole-tainted cocaine very distinctive and potentially serious (PMID 25943359)

3-2015: Extreme caution required as regards anorexigens and diet pills. 2,4 dinitrophenol poisoning recently cited at the origin of fatal poisoning (PMID 24957806 & lay press)

4-Fatal household poisoning still prevalent in kids. Prevention urgently required (PMID 10501099)