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ALLMedicine™ Anticholinergic Toxicity Center

Research & Reviews  15 results

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

Dec 16th, 2019 - 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, ...

Unknowing ingestion of Brugmansia suaveolens leaves presenting with signs of anticholin...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6819485
Journal of Medical Case Reports; Jayawickreme KP, Janaka KVC et. al.

Oct 30th, 2019 - Brugmansia suaveolens is the commonest species under the Solanacea ("Angels Trumpet" in English; "Attana" in Sinhalese) plant family in Sri Lanka. It contains alkaloids like scopolamine, atropine and hyoscyamine which can cause an anticholinergic ...

Anticholinergic burden in Parkinson's disease inpatients.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00228-015-1919-7
European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology; Lertxundi U, Isla A et. al.

Aug 9th, 2015 - Anticholinergic toxicity can arise as a result of the cumulative burden of multiple medications and metabolites rather than be caused by a single compound. In this sense, prescribing drugs with anticholinergic properties to Parkinson's disease (PD...

The Use of Physostigmine by Toxicologists in Anticholinergic Toxicity.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4469718
Journal of Medical Toxicology : Official Journal of the A... Watkins JW, Schwarz ES et. al.

Dec 16th, 2014 - The anticholinergic toxidrome is well described and relatively common. Despite controversy, studies have shown that physostigmine is relatively safe and effective in reversing this toxidrome. We would expect toxicologists would be liberal in its u...

Life-threatening diphenhydramine toxicity presenting with seizures and a wide complex t...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MJT.0b013e318281191b
American Journal of Therapeutics; Abdelmalek D, Schwarz ES et. al.

Oct 7th, 2013 - Diphenhydramine toxicity manifests with signs of anticholinergic toxicity; therapy is generally supportive. In rare cases, patients can also present with a wide complex tachycardia due to sodium channel blockade. Treatment involves sodium bicarbon...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  15 results

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

Dec 16th, 2019 - 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, ...

Unknowing ingestion of Brugmansia suaveolens leaves presenting with signs of anticholin...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6819485
Journal of Medical Case Reports; Jayawickreme KP, Janaka KVC et. al.

Oct 30th, 2019 - Brugmansia suaveolens is the commonest species under the Solanacea ("Angels Trumpet" in English; "Attana" in Sinhalese) plant family in Sri Lanka. It contains alkaloids like scopolamine, atropine and hyoscyamine which can cause an anticholinergic ...

Anticholinergic burden in Parkinson's disease inpatients.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00228-015-1919-7
European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology; Lertxundi U, Isla A et. al.

Aug 9th, 2015 - Anticholinergic toxicity can arise as a result of the cumulative burden of multiple medications and metabolites rather than be caused by a single compound. In this sense, prescribing drugs with anticholinergic properties to Parkinson's disease (PD...

The Use of Physostigmine by Toxicologists in Anticholinergic Toxicity.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4469718
Journal of Medical Toxicology : Official Journal of the A... Watkins JW, Schwarz ES et. al.

Dec 16th, 2014 - The anticholinergic toxidrome is well described and relatively common. Despite controversy, studies have shown that physostigmine is relatively safe and effective in reversing this toxidrome. We would expect toxicologists would be liberal in its u...

Life-threatening diphenhydramine toxicity presenting with seizures and a wide complex t...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MJT.0b013e318281191b
American Journal of Therapeutics; Abdelmalek D, Schwarz ES et. al.

Oct 7th, 2013 - Diphenhydramine toxicity manifests with signs of anticholinergic toxicity; therapy is generally supportive. In rare cases, patients can also present with a wide complex tachycardia due to sodium channel blockade. Treatment involves sodium bicarbon...

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News  3 results

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.

Get serotonin syndrome down cold with SHIVERS
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/62032/get-serotonin-syndrome-down-cold-shivers
Richard C. Christensen, MD, MA

Critical initial treatment of serotonin syndrome (SS) depends on its swift and accurate identification. But the diagnosis can be complicated by nonspecific laboratory markers and physical symptoms similar to other hyperthermic disorders, such as n.

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