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ALLMedicine™ Anticholinergic Toxicity Center

Research & Reviews  16 results

Anticholinergic Toxicity
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/812644-overview

Feb 23rd, 2022 - Practice Essentials Anticholinergic syndrome (ACS) is produced by the inhibition of cholinergic neurotransmission at muscarinic receptor sites. It may follow the ingestion of a wide variety of prescription and over-the-counter medications. [1, 2, ...

Anticholinergic Toxicity Workup
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/812644-workup

Feb 23rd, 2022 - Laboratory Studies No specific diagnostic studies exist for anticholinergic overdoses. Serum drug concentrations are not helpful and results rarely are available to aid in initial management. However, screening for acetaminophen and salicylate is ...

Anticholinergic Toxicity Treatment & Management
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/812644-treatment

Feb 23rd, 2022 - Prehospital Care Prehospital care includes the following: Rapidly transport the patient to the nearest emergency facility with advanced life support (ALS) capabilities. Focus primary assessment on circulatory, respiratory, and neurologic systems. ...

Anticholinergic Toxicity Clinical Presentation
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/812644-clinical

Feb 23rd, 2022 - History For all patients with suspected poisoning, determine the precise substance(s) ingested, time of ingestion, quantity ingested, rationale for ingestion, and co-ingestants. Ascertain patient compliance, medical history, prescription medicatio...

Anticholinergic Toxicity
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/812644-overview

Feb 23rd, 2022 - Practice Essentials Anticholinergic syndrome (ACS) is produced by the inhibition of cholinergic neurotransmission at muscarinic receptor sites. It may follow the ingestion of a wide variety of prescription and over-the-counter medications. [1, 2, ...

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Drugs  26 results

Carbidopa and levodopa - carbidopa and levodopa tablet-A-S Medication Solutions
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=03fcc8b7-dde8-4b57-8bad-e9736191e312

Mar 16th, 2022 - Description Section Carbidopa and levodopa tablet, USP is a combination of carbidopa and levodopa for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and syndrome. Carbidopa USP, an inhibitor of aromatic amino acid decarboxylation, is a white, crystalline co...

Quetiapine fumarate - quetiapine fumarate tablet, film coated-Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=ffe52b98-9872-48c1-90fd-8fcd37c3432f

Mar 10th, 2022 - Boxed Warning Section Increased Mortality in Elderly Patients with Dementia-Related Psychosis Elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis treated with antipsychotic drugs are at an increased risk of death [see Warnings and Precautions (5.1)]....

Quetiapine fumarate - quetiapine fumarate tablet-A-S Medication Solutions
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=ccacb909-8ee5-4223-bfee-9cfeae470ecf

Jan 3rd, 2022 - Recent Major Changes Section Warnings and Precautions (5.20) 09/2020 BOXED WARNING SECTION Increased Mortality in Elderly Patients with Dementia-Related Psychosis Elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis treated with antipsychotic drugs ...

Quetiapine fumarate - quetiapine fumarate tablet-Quality Care Products, LLC
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=fb4e8fe9-773f-45cc-9f67-3a668d16ce66

Nov 18th, 2021 - Recent Major Changes Section Warnings and Precautions (5.20) 09/2020 BOXED WARNING SECTION Increased Mortality in Elderly Patients with Dementia-Related Psychosis Elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis treated with antipsychotic drugs ...

Aripiprazole - aripiprazole tablet, orally disintegrating-Alembic Pharmaceuticals Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=de2dc5fd-ecb4-4445-9cfb-10e64fe3269d

Oct 8th, 2021 - Recent Major Changes Section Warnings and Precautions (5.5) 8/2019 Boxed Warning Section Elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis treated with antipsychotic drugs are at an increased risk of death. Aripiprazole is not approved for the tr...

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News  7 results

Be Alert for Antidepressant, Benzodiazepine Overdoses in the ED
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/962598

Nov 9th, 2021 - Emergency physicians need to be able to detect and manage antidepressant and benzodiazepine overdoses, Craig Smollin, MD, professor of clinical emergency medicine, University of California San Francisco (UCSF), said in a presentation at the Americ...

Hyland's Homeopathic Teething Tablets: Questions and Answers
http://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/hylands-homeopathic-teething-tablets-questions-and-answers

Dec. 18, 2017: The FDA proposed a new, risk-based enforcement approach to drug products labeled as homeopathic. More here. Español What action did the FDA take? On October 23, 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned consumers to s...

A 26-Year-Old Woman With Confusion and Hyperthermia
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/876162_4

Feb 24th, 2017 - Besides serotonin syndrome, other differential diagnoses were considered but excluded in this case. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is an idiopathic drug reaction to antipsychotics that has a presentation similar to that of serotonin syndrome...

The inexplicably suicidal patient
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/63350/inexplicably-suicidal-patient/page/0/2

It is not clear whether a single 25-mg dose of meclizine—an H1-receptor antagonist—played a role in Mr. A’s psychotic symptoms.

Identify neuroleptic malignant syndrome with FEVER
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/60368/identify-neuroleptic-malignant-syndrome-fever

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is an uncommon but by no means rare side effect of antipsychotics and other dopamine-blocking agents. This life-threatening form of drug-induced hyperthermia can be disastrous if missed, as initial treatment is.

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