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Table 6 The effect of addictive drug-induced acute toxicity on ABG of patients under the study

From: Retrospective study of addictive drug-induced acute toxicity of cases admitted to the Poison Control Centre of Ain Shams University Hospital (2015–2016)

Types of poisoning ABG Total P value
Normal Respiratory acidosis Metabolic acidosis Respiratory alkalosis
N % N % N % N %
Alcohol 6 20 5 16.7 19 63.3 0 0 30 0.00009
BZs 75 79.8 8 8.5 8 8.5 3 3.2 94
Cannabis 114 62.3 18 9.8 47 25.7 4 2.2 183
Opiate 27 32.1 43 51.2 12 14.3 2 2.4 84
Tramadol 129 44 78 26.6 75 25.6 11 3.8 293
Tramadol and opiates 17 33.3 27 51 5 9.8 2 3.9 51
Tramadol and BZs 11 68.8 3 18.8 2 12.5 0 0 16
Tramadol and cannabis 8 66.6 2 16.7 0 0 2 16.7 12
Other combined toxicity 21 52.5 8 20 11 27.5 0 0 40
Total 408 50.8 189 23.5 179 22.4 23 2.9 803