Author | Michael Sternberg, MD


Vin Rose Urine

September 14, 2005

A 17-year-old girl presented to the emergency department with abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, and diarrhea approximately 9 hours after swallowing 25 tablets (200 mg each) of iron sulfate in a suicide attempt. Her vital signs were within normal limits. She was mildly lethargic; stool was hemoccult-positive.