A death involving probenecid

I. M. McIntyre, K. Crump, A. N. Roberts, O. H. Drummer

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A death following deliberate ingestion of approximately 75 g of probenecid in a 36-year-old man is described. Tissue concentrations of probenecid were highest in serum (710 mg/L) and liver (550 mg/kg). Probenecid was also detected in vitreous and bile. Ethanol was also detected in blood at 0.13 g/100 mL.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1190-1193
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Forensic Sciences
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1992


  • ethanol
  • poisoning
  • probenecid
  • toxicology

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