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Metformin-related Lactic Acidosis: Case Report - Sciencedirect
Open Access funded by Sociedad Colombiana de Anestesiologa y Reanimacin Lactic acidosis is defined as the presence of pH <7.35, blood lactate >2.0mmol/L and PaCO2 <42mmHg. However, the definition of severe lactic acidosis is controversial. The primary cause of severe lactic acidosis is shock. Although rare, metformin-related lactic acidosis is associated with a mortality as high as 50%. The treatment for metabolic acidosis, including lactic acidosis, may be specific or general, using sodium bicarbonate, trihydroxyaminomethane, carbicarb or continuous haemodiafiltration. The successful treatment of lactic acidosis depends on the control of the aetiological source. Intermittent or continuous renal replacement therapy is perfectly justified, shock being the argument for deciding which modality to use. We report a case of a male patient presenting with metformin poisoning as a result of attempted suicide, who developed lactic acidosis and multiple organ failure. The critical success factor was treatment with continuous haemodiafiltration. Definimos acidosis lctica en presencia de pH <7.35, lactato en sangre >2.0mmol/L y PaCO2 <42mmHg. Por otro lado, la definicin de acidosis lctica gra
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Management Of Metformin-associated Lactic Acidosis By Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
Abstract Metformin-associated lactic acidosis (MALA) is a severe metabolic failure with high related mortality. Although its use is controversial, intermittent hemodialysis is reported to be the most frequently used treatment in conjunction with nonspecific supportive measures. Our aim was to report the evolution and outcome of cases managed by continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT). Methodology and Principal Findings Over a 3-year period, we retrospectively identified patients admitted to the intensive care unit for severe lactic acidosis caused by metformin. We included patients in our study who were treated with CRRT because of shock. We describe their clinical and biological features at admission and during renal support, as well as their evolution. We enrolled six patients with severe lactic acidosis; the mean pH and mean lactate was 6.92±0.20 and 14.4±5.1 mmol/l, respectively. Patients had high illness severity scores, including the Simplified Acute Physiology Score II (SAPS II) (average score 63±12 points). Early CRRT comprised either venovenous hemofiltration (n = 3) or hemodiafiltration (n = 3) with a mean effluent flow rate of 34±6 ml/kg/h. Metabolic acidosis con
Stroke, Diabetes, Intoxication! Are the symptoms the same? The purpose of this presentation is to provide law enforcement with a tool to identify the similarities between the signs and symptoms of Stroke, Diabetes and Intoxication.
Ph 6.68surviving Severe Metformin Intoxication
Metformin, a widely used anti-diabetic agent of the biguanide family, although generally safe, 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 holds the risk of developing a potentially lethal acidosis. 5 , 6 The association between lactic acidosis and metformin is well-established but rarely seen in patients taking this medication. 7 Its elimination relies solely on kidneys excretion, 8 so its accumulation is feasible in just two circumstances: renal failure (RF) and acute overdosage. At normal dosage, a toxic accumulation of drug requires time after the development of RF, due to metformin high clearance. About 90% of the drug is eliminated by glomerular filtration and tubular secretion (serum half-life of 1.55 h). Moreover, RF is itself associated with acidosis as it impairs kidneys ability to excrete protons. Acute intoxication on the other hand is a viable option in those cases where renal function is normal and can correlate with a psychiatric disorder. The mechanism thought to be responsible for lactic acidosis is suppression of gluconeogenesis forming lactate, pyruvate, glycerol and amino acids leading to lactate accumulation, 9 a risk that is increased by either chronic or acute RF (ARF). Usually hyperlact
Wake up, check your blood sugar. If you don't eat right away, test your blood sugar again before eating. Have a low carb/low sugar breakfast, high in good fats and proteins, which make you feel full longer. Test blood sugar again two hours after eating. Eat a snack with no more than 15 carbs about 3 hours after breakfast. Test blood sugar before lunch. Eat - stay within about 30 carbs for meal. (Or whatever doctor recommends for you.) Test blood ...
Although diabetes cannot be cured, it can be treated successfully. If a high blood sugar level is brought down to a normal level, your symptoms will ease. You still have some risk of complications in the long term if your blood glucose level remains even mildly high - even if you have no symptoms in the short term. However, studies have shown that people who have better glucose control have fewer complications (such as heart disease or eye proble ...
Abstract Nowadays, there have been increasing studies comparing metformin with insulin. But the use of metformin in pregnant women is still controversial, therefore, we aim to examine the efficiency and safety of metformin by conducting a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing the effects of metformin with insulin on glycemic control, maternal and neonatal outcomes in gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). We used the key wo ...
Consequences of acute hypoglycemia Acute hypoglycemia can lead to health damage either directly (from deleterious effects of low blood glucose supply to the brain) or indirectly, usually via trauma due to loss of consciousness or seizures. As an example, hypoglycemia may occur during driving and may obviously cause road traffic accidents…. In the vast majority of cases, recovery from a severe hypoglycemic event, even if it manifests with seizur ...
“I LOVE you” were the last words a diabetic woman wrote in a suicide note to her step-daughter before killing herself with an insulin overdose. Andrea Smith had already tried to kill herself once with an insulin overdose in the months leading up to her death, aged 45, on August 8 last year, Aberdare Coroner’s Court was told. She had attempted to take her own life in May 2008 with insulin and tablets, which had led to her month-long admissio ...
Oral hypoglycaemic agents are used for type II diabetes mellitus (non-insulin dependent diabetes) Sulfonylurea agents increase pancreatic insulin secretion and are the most important cause of hypoglycaemic toxicity Modified-release preparations may delay onset of symptoms for up to 8-18 hours Metformin is a biguanide agent that acts by decreasing carbohydrate absorption from the gut, increasing glucose uptake in peripheral tissues in the presenc ...