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Research & Reviews  517 results

Comparison of neuropathology in rats following status epilepticus induced by diisopropy...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuro.2020.12.010
Neurotoxicology Rojas A, McCarren HS et. al.

Dec 22nd, 2020 - The increasing number of cases involving the use of nerve agents as deadly weapons has spurred investigation into the molecular mechanisms underlying nerve agent-induced pathology. The highly toxic nature of nerve agents restrict their use in acad...

Cannabidiol reduces soman-induced lethality and seizure severity in female plasma carbo...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuro.2020.12.002
Neurotoxicology Kundrick ER, Marrero-Rosado BM et. al.

Dec 8th, 2020 - Cannabidiol, approved for treatment of pediatric refractory epilepsy, has anti-seizure effects in various animal seizure models. Chemical warfare nerve agents, including soman, are organophosphorus chemicals that can induce seizure and death if un...

Novichok nerve agents banned by chemical-weapons treaty.
https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-019-03686-y
Nature Castelvecchi D

Nov 27th, 2020 - Novichok nerve agents banned by chemical-weapons treaty.|2020|Castelvecchi D,|

Treating organophosphates poisoning: management challenges and potential solutions.
https://doi.org/10.1080/10408444.2020.1837069
Critical Reviews in Toxicology; Alozi M, Rawas-Qalaji M

Nov 13th, 2020 - Organophosphorus agents (OP) are widely used as pesticides due to their cost effectiveness, yet they present a significant public health risk owing to their high toxicity, especially in cases of occupational exposure in agriculture, during suicide...

Neurochemical and Neurobiological Weapons.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ncl.2020.07.007
Neurologic Clinics; Sejvar JJ

Oct 12th, 2020 - Nerve agents and neurobiological weapons are among the most devastating and lethal of weapons. Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors act by increasing the amount of acetylcholine in the neuromuscular junction, resulting in flaccid paralysis. Tabun, VX, ...

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Guidelines  1 results

Responding to nerve agent poisoning: a guide for emergency nurses. Part 2.
https://doi.org/10.7748/en.2019.e1925
Emergency Nurse : the Journal of the RCN Accident and Emergency Nursing Association; McGhee S, Finnegan A et. al.

Aug 30th, 2019 - The release of chemical agents can cause loss of life and result in major incidents. Chemical agent-related major incidents require a modified response by emergency services due to the chemicals' transmissibility, lethality, latency and persistenc...

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Drugs  9 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  537 results

Comparison of neuropathology in rats following status epilepticus induced by diisopropy...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuro.2020.12.010
Neurotoxicology Rojas A, McCarren HS et. al.

Dec 22nd, 2020 - The increasing number of cases involving the use of nerve agents as deadly weapons has spurred investigation into the molecular mechanisms underlying nerve agent-induced pathology. The highly toxic nature of nerve agents restrict their use in acad...

Duodote auto-injector - atropine and pralidoxime chloride kit-Meridian Medical Technologies, Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=241f42a0-1a33-40e8-8221-201767d999e5

Dec 9th, 2020 - DuoDote is indicated for the treatment of poisoning by organophosphorus nerve agents as well as organophosphorus insecticides in adults and pediatric patients weighing more than 41 kg (90 pounds). DuoDote, a combination of atropine, a cholinergic ...

Atnaa atropine and pralidoxime chloride auto-injector - atropine and pralidoxime chloride kit-Meridian Medical Technologies, Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=596c7a8f-27cd-4de2-9491-476f43570b8b

Dec 9th, 2020 - ATNAA is indicated for the treatment of poisoning by susceptible organophosphorus nerve agents having anticholinesterase activity in adults. ATNAA, a combination of atropine, a cholinergic muscarinic antagonist, and pralidoxime chloride, a choline...

Cannabidiol reduces soman-induced lethality and seizure severity in female plasma carbo...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuro.2020.12.002
Neurotoxicology Kundrick ER, Marrero-Rosado BM et. al.

Dec 8th, 2020 - Cannabidiol, approved for treatment of pediatric refractory epilepsy, has anti-seizure effects in various animal seizure models. Chemical warfare nerve agents, including soman, are organophosphorus chemicals that can induce seizure and death if un...

Atropen auto-injector - atropine injection-Meridian Medical Technologies, Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=e2d4307d-da8f-49f5-aac0-02355dd9ffb7

Nov 29th, 2020 - ATROPEN is indicated for the treatment of poisoning by susceptible organophosphorus nerve agents having cholinesterase activity as well as organophosphorus or carbamate insecticides in adult and pediatric patients. ATROPEN is a cholinergic muscari...

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News  4 results

Gulf War illness linked to chemical exposure
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-gulfwar-chemicals/gulf-war-illness-linked-to-chemical-exposure-idUSN1059348220080310

Mar 10th, 2008 - CHICAGO (Reuters) - Exposure to pesticides, nerve agents and other chemicals may explain the chronic, multi-symptom health problems experienced by up to one-third of Gulf War veterans, U.S. researchers said on Monday. They said an analysis of a ho...

Pediatric Approval of Chemical and Pesticide Poison Antidote
https://www.mdedge.com/content/pediatric-approval-chemical-and-pesticide-poison-antidote
Elizabeth Mechcatie

A drug that has been used to treat nerve gas and other types of pesticide and chemical poisoning in children off-label for years is now approved for pediatric use, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Sept. 9.

FDA Approves Chemical-Poisoning Antidote for Kids
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/31793/pediatrics/fda-approves-chemical-poisoning-antidote-kids
Family Practice News; Elizabeth Mechcatie

A drug that has been used to treat nerve gas and other types of pesticide and chemical poisoning in children off label for years is now approved for pediatric use, the Food and Drug Administration announced. The drug, pralidoxime chloride, availab.

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Patient Education  1 results see all →