Author | Sam Poser, MD


Mucous Membrane Necrosis Secondary to OTC Bronchodilator Overuse

September 14, 2005

A 35-year-old man was hospitalized with severe dehydration secondary to necrosis of the throat. He found oral intake impossible because of severe discomfort when swallowing. The patient took no prescription medications; he had not been hospitalized or seen by a medical practitioner recently.