Rhabdomyolysis and Renal Insufficiency Due to Synthetic Cannabinoid Intoxication

Orhan S., Gulsoy K. Y. , Demirel S., Inal S., Eroglu F.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF INTENSIVE CARE-TURK YOGUN BAKIM DERGISI, vol.15, no.3, pp.141-144, 2017 (ESCI) identifier


Bonsai is the street name of synthetic marijuana, which is a psychoactive substance. Since synthetic cannabinoids are easily accessible and cheap, their use is becoming widespread day by day. It can cause not only various clinical symptoms but also severe rhabdomyolysis. In this case, with severe rhabdomyolysis, we tried to discuss the treatment challenges of the patient examined in intensive care unit with the history of bonsai use.