What were the most common findings identified in children exposed the methamphetamine?
Hypertension and tachycardia. A retrospective review of patients presenting to a pediatric tertiary care center identified 79 patients with suspected methamphetamine toxicity. In addition to typical sympathomimetic findings, common symptoms identified in this population included abnormal motor activity and gastrointestinal signs.
Malashock HR, et al. Pediatric Methamphetamine Toxicity: Clinical Manifestations and Therapeutic Use of Antipsychotics—One Institution’s Experience. J Med Toxicol (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13181-020-00821-4