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Experiences with chlorpromazine (thorazine) ?

Experiences with chlorpromazine (thorazine) ?

Thorazine (chlorpromazine): Is an old antipsychotic, less used nowadays because of side-effects (sedation, liver, blood, heart, muscles). More recent second generation antipsychotics are preferred, such as seroquel or Geodon (ziprasidone) or abilify. ...Read more

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Atropine (Definition)

Atropine is a rhythm control agent which is a ...Read more


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Suboxone & hallucinations, are they related?

Suboxone & hallucinations, are they related?

Not conclusive : The pdr print out does not show any risk of psychosis. However, of all of the people who have been prescribed suboxone so far there have been 306 reports of psychosis. Due to the nature of the material submitted however it is impossible to state with certainty that it was due to the suboxone or perhaps other drugs or medications that the patients were taking at the same time. Psychosis is a serious event and should be treated regardless of the cause. ...Read more

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Why did they recall the drug donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine)?

Why did they recall the drug donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine)?

Donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine): The brand medication is still available, don't know if the generic medication is still made. ...Read more

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Will Narcan (naloxone) reverse opiate overdose after cardiac arrest has occurred?

Will Narcan (naloxone) reverse opiate overdose after cardiac arrest has occurred?

Probably not: Narcan (naloxone) will reverse respiratory arrest. This means that if a person has stopped breathing due to an overdose of Oxycontin or heroin, for example, Narcan (naloxone) can bring back the drive to breathe. If the person doesn't breathe for a long time, though, the heart will stop, which is called cardiac arrest, due to lack of oxygen. Narcan (naloxone) won't fix that. This is why narcotic abuse is so dangerous. ...Read more

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Patient withdrawing from abrupt dose change of pain medication, is in extreme pain, confusion, racing thoughts, palpitations, weak breathing...ER?

Patient withdrawing from abrupt dose change of pain medication, is in extreme pain, confusion, racing thoughts, palpitations, weak breathing...ER?

Opioid withdraw: please go to ER to exclude other courses of your sx. You might need to be admitted to hospital to assist with detox. Than find doc who can prescribe suboxon to help with your course of recovery. ...Read more

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Do antidepressants reverse social withdrawal forcing people into uncomfortable situations?

Do antidepressants reverse social withdrawal forcing people into uncomfortable situations?

No med can force: You into an uncomfortable situation. Antidepressant medications do not change who you are, they only adjust neurotransmitter levels back towards a normal balance. ...Read more

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Had lsd triggered schizophrenia in me?

Had lsd triggered schizophrenia in me?

Yes, possible: in either case, you should see a psychiatrist. Obviously you are experiencing bothersome symptoms. Hopefully you will not use LSD or other recreational drugs in the future but since you are still having symptoms, you are more likely to get better faster with treatment. ...Read more

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Has anyone had problems on mepergan fortis (meperidine and promethazine)?

Has anyone had problems on mepergan fortis (meperidine and promethazine)?

Yes: This drug is rarely prescribed as it has multiple serious side effects. The worst are the strong euphoria is produces in susceptible people. In addition, in high enough doses, it causes seizures. ...Read more

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What kinds of memories are forgotten when someone suffers from dissociative amnesia?

What kinds of memories are forgotten when someone suffers from dissociative amnesia?

Traumatic ones: Dissociation is usually a symptom of extreme trauma. It is a way the mind prevents being overwhelmed by traumatic experiences. It also occurs with some drugs and alcohol. In the latter case memories are lost for the intoxicated state. ...Read more

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Types of involuntary movements from a unconscious comatose patient?

Types of involuntary movements from a unconscious comatose patient?

Movements...: Myoclonus, seizure, or tremor is common. Not in that order. All from the brain...Often made worse or better by some sedating medications. Eeg can help in determining whether seizure or not. Myoclonus is often clinically diagnosed (by what it looks like, eeg can help). ...Read more

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How rare is sca (sudden cardiac arrest) in people with anxiety/depression taking setraline 50 mg?

How rare is sca (sudden cardiac arrest) in people with anxiety/depression taking setraline 50 mg?

Sertraline: About 2% of 21000 pts on sertraline had sudden death. Can reference this: http://www.Ehealthme.Com/ds/sertraline/sudden+death. ...Read more

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Since 3 months ago a progression of prodromal flu-like symptoms, psychiatric problems, anterograde amnesia, now involuntary movements almost seizure.

Since 3 months ago a progression of prodromal flu-like symptoms, psychiatric problems, anterograde amnesia, now involuntary movements almost seizure.

Infection: These symptoms are concerning. Can get neurological conditions affecting the brain following flu-like illness, and this is something that requires medical attention now. In situations such as they, workup often includes a brain scan and perhaps even what is called a lumbar puncture to see if there is any inflammation/infection affecting the spinal fluid. ...Read more

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What psych dis. Does a person w/delusions, belief alien in brain & hallucinations visual & tactical & thought insertions & be high functioning in life?

What psych dis. Does a person w/delusions, belief alien in brain & hallucinations visual & tactical & thought insertions & be high functioning in life?

Good treatment : It's unusual for someone experiencing these symptoms without treatment to be high functioning, but it does happen for short periods. The movie "a beautiful mind" gives a good depiction. Elyn saks wrote "the center cannot hold" about the struggles of living with schizophrenia and trying to stay high functioning. In all cases getting treatment is key to living life to it's full potential. ...Read more

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What were experiences with tavist-d?

What were experiences with tavist-d?

Tavist (clemastine) D: Tavist d was a combination medicine clemastine&penylpropalamine it has been withdrawn from us market in 2009 due to risk of causing hemorragic stroke and is no longer available in us. ...Read more

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Extrapyramidal symptoms occur with thorazine, haldol, (haloperidol) mellaril, or cardiazem, what to do?

Extrapyramidal symptoms occur with thorazine, haldol, (haloperidol) mellaril, or cardiazem, what to do?

EPS: Discuss with your prescribing doctor. Depending on the type of EPS, there are many medications to manage them. ...Read more

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Has anyone had any unpleasant side effects from taking MS contin (morphine)?

Has anyone had any unpleasant side effects from taking MS contin (morphine)?

All drugs have them: All medications have side effects. What we see most often with MS contin (morphine) (and all pain medications) are nausea, vomiting, itching, sleepiness, and constipation. ...Read more