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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Mirtazapine: has muscarinic receptor blocking activity in addition to blocking histamine. It has Alpha 2 adrenergic and D2 and D3 activity. (complicated action) ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Yes, it does: But numerous medications also have anticholinergic adverse effects. If some concern, suggest contacting your physician.
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Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Medication effects: Mirtazapine (Remeron) is used to treat Depression. Mirtazapine has only a weak affinity for 5-HT1 receptors and has very weak muscarinic anticholinerg ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Sweating.....: With anticholinergic crisis one typically has lack of sweating ( "dry as a bone, red as a beet, mad as a hatter, blind as a bat " ) With serotonergic ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Yes it does: Yes, zyprexa (olanzapine) does have strong anticholinergic effects as well as many others. In a way this would be like building cogentin-like effects ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Here's the news: It is very clear that in older folks, drugs such as Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) with strong anti-cholinergic characteristics, can promote profound con ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Comments: Mirtazepine has fewer anticholinergic effects than benadryl, (diphenhydramine) but nonetheless, these are present. You need to be aware that most com ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
questran (cholestyramine): No problem with Questran (cholestyramine) and lactose intolerance.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
31 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: The molecule of Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) is similar to a molecule of other opioids. It sits on the same receptor, but does not activate it ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
21 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Should be stopped: Donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) would delay gastric emptying so it should be stopped at least a week prior to the study.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Less is best : If you have tuberculosis as a current condition, you probably should be refraining from drinking alcohol, or taking anything with alcohol. The most im ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shivinder Deol
46 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Yes: Diarrhea is a mechanism for body to remove toxins out of the body. Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) keeps toxins & infection inside so prolongs ill ... Read More
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