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Table 1 Distribution of trigger drugs used on the population studied and in cases of ADR

From: Use of a trigger tool to detect adverse drug reactions in an emergency department

Trigger drugs Total population Suspected cases
n(%) n(%)
Diphenhydramine 3 (3.6) 1 (4.8)
Diphenhydramine / fexofenadine 1 (1.2) 1 (4.8)
Difenidrin / Methylprednisolone 3 (3.6) 1 (4.8)
Fexofenadine 14 (16.6) 2 (9.5)
Fexofenadina / Methylprednisolone 2 (2.4) 1 (4.8)
Phytomenadione 1 (1.2) 1 (4.8)
Hydrocortisone 16 (19) 1 (4.8)
Hydrocortisone / Diphenhydramine 8 (9.5) 5 (23.8)
Hydrocortisone / Diphenhydramine/ fexofenadine 3 (3.6) 1 (4.8)
Hydrocortisone / Diphenhydramine / Methylprednisolone 1 (1.2) 1 (4.8)
Hydrocortisone / fexofenadine 4 (4.8) 2 (9.5)
Hydrocortisone / fexofenadine / Methylprednisolone 1 (1.2) 1 (4.8)
Hydroxyzine 5 (5.9) 3 (14.3)
Activated charcoal 1 (1.2)  
Acetylcysteine 1 (1.2)  
Flumazenil 1 (1.2)  
Hydrocortisone / Diphenhydramine / Hydroxyzine 1 (1.2)  
Hydrocortisone / Methylprednisolone 2 (2.4)  
Methylprednisolone 16 (19)  
Total 84(100) 21(100)