Adverse Drug Reaction of Morphine with Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
Keywords:Morphine, adverse reaction, monoamine oxidase (MAO) Inhibitors
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO!) are infamous for their ability to interact with narcotics especially pethidine. A case of hypertensive crisis upon induction of general anaesthesia with morphine, midazolam, pancuronium and thiopentone in a patient taking aurorix (MAOI) is being presented. Patient was scheduled for an elective coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery. Hypertensive crisis was managed successfully and no morbidity was observed.
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