Potentially deadly drugs stolen from hospital

North Jutland police warning people to stay away from drugs pilfered from an A&E department in Aalborg

June 6th, 2014 11:30 am| by admin

Thieves have stolen 40 ampoules containing four very dangerous drugs from the A&E department at Aalborg University Hospital in northern Jutland.

Police are warning that the drugs, which disappeared sometime between Wednesday morning and Thursday morning, could be deadly.

“They could be lethal in the wrong, inexperienced hands – even in small quantities,” Bruno Brix, the head of security at the North Jutland Police department, told DR Nyheder.

The four medications missing are: Tranexamic acid, Tiomebumalnatrium, Metaoxedrin  and Suxameton.

Can paralyse breathing
"If you come across one of these, it is very important that you contact us,” said Brix. 

“They can paralyse the muscles so you cannot move, and they may also paralyse breathing, which makes them extremely dangerous."

READ MORE: Dangerous bowel bacteria spreading in Danish hospitals

Police are currently examining hospital surveillance tapes, but currently have no leads in the case.

Peter Christensen (on helicopter) welcoming Sweden's internal affairs minister, Anders Ygeman, before the Haga Meeting (photo: Anders Ygeman)
Nordic ministers to boost logistics of refugee situation
The defence minister, Peter Christensen, has revealed that the Nordic count...
Sweden established  temporary border controls earlier this month (photo: Matthew Ross)
Sweden stepping up border control
A tightening of asylum legislation in Sweden means that people travelling t...
Bohr, photographed in 1948 at Princeton University aged 63, saw out the latter years of his career in the US, promoting the peaceful application of atomic energy (photo: Princeton University/American Institute of Physics/Science Photo Library)
Atomic scientist’s quantum leap changed the world of physics forever
For such a tiny country, Denmark certainly punches above its weight, and th...
A tragedy in Copenhagen this afternoon (photo:PDP)
Mother of four stabbed to death in Copenhagen
A 51-year-old woman has been stabbed to death in an apartment in Nørrebro ...
German conductor Hartmut Haenchen warned against cuts from the Royal Orchestra (photo:  Riccardo Musacchio)
Musicians and maestros condemn cuts at the Royal Danish Theatre
The musicians at Det Kongelige Kapel, which is internationally known and ac...
Not rolling tomorrow (photo: Hochgeladen von Heb)
The postman may not ring at all in Copenhagen tomorrow
Some Copenhagen residents will see neither post nor packages tomorrow as ab...