Ibnosina Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2018  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 68--70

Renal replacement therapy for metformin and sitagliptin overdose


Ahmad Chaaban1, Nicole Gebran2, Ali El Houni3, Khuloud Alamri1, Bassam Bernieh1 
1 Department of Nephrology, Tawam Hospital, A Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2 Department of Pharmacy, Tawam Hospital, A Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
3 Department of Endocrinology, Tawam Hospital, A Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Nicole Gebran
Department of Pharmacy, Tawam Hospital, PO Box 15258, Al-Ain, Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

Metformin and sitagliptin are widely used in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus. We present a case who reported ingestion of an overdose of metformin and sitagliptin in a suicidal attempt. The patient presented with severe lactic acidosis, hypotension, and hyperglycemic acute kidney injury, successfully treated medically with intravenous infusion of fluids and sodium bicarbonate, and prompt convection hemodialysis.


How to cite this article:
Chaaban A, Gebran N, El Houni A, Alamri K, Bernieh B. Renal replacement therapy for metformin and sitagliptin overdose.Ibnosina J Med Biomed Sci 2018;10:68-70


How to cite this URL:
Chaaban A, Gebran N, El Houni A, Alamri K, Bernieh B. Renal replacement therapy for metformin and sitagliptin overdose. Ibnosina J Med Biomed Sci [serial online] 2018 [cited 2022 Jun 28 ];10:68-70
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