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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
Donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine): The brand medication is still available, don't know if the generic medication is still made. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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How rare is sca (sudden cardiac arrest) in people with anxiety/depression taking setraline 50 mg?
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
Has anyone had a patient with cognitive side effects from nardil (phenelzine)? Every aspect of memory, executive functioning are affected. Mechanism?
How much can donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) effect gastric emptying?
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