We must reject Dr. Phillip Nieburg's conjectures as invalid.

Central nervous system depression and jitteriness do not correspond well to the ethchlorvynol intoxication syndrome. Patients treated for acute overdosage here, as elsewhere,1-3 demonstrate marked CNS depression, hypothermia, hypertension, hyporeflexia and respiratory depression. This classic syndrome of ethchlorvynol intoxication is not to be confused with the withdrawal syndrome4 of tremors, hallucinations and convulsions. Chronic ingestion of large quantities of ethchlorvynol does not produce toxic features but rather the abstinence syndrome upon termination of the drug.

This content is only available via PDF.
You do not currently have access to this content.