In a meta-analysis examining the risk of adverse events associated with the use of flumazenil in patients with impaired consciousness due to a known or suspected benzodiazepine overdose, what was the most common adverse event?
Aggressiveness defined as agitation, screaming or restlessness
Penninga EI, Graudal N, Ladekarl MB, Jürgens G. Adverse Events Associated with Flumazenil Treatment for the Management of Suspected Benzodiazepine Intoxication–A Systematic Review with Meta-Analyses of Randomised Trials. Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol. 2016 Jan;118(1):37-44
Submitted by: Molly Stott, PharmD and Dawn Sollee, PharmD, DABAT on behalf of Florida/USVI Poison Information Center – Jacksonville