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Doctor insights on: Lithium And Anticholinergic

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What anticholinergic makes you feel cold?

What anticholinergic makes you feel cold?

Here are some...: The degree of affecting parasympathetic nerve function so to induce feeling cold by anticholinergics is dose-related. As to which on does more, I doubt if there has been a study to compare such potential effect. Despite so, watch and alert for potential adverse effects while taking any new medications; if suspected and severe, stop its use and contact the prescribing doc; if mild, keep watching &. ...Read more

Lithium (Definition)

Chemically, lithium is a light, soft, alkali metal. It's very highly reactive, so that in nature it's only found in compound form. It's useful in batteries. As a medication, Lithium Carbonate and citrate can be used to stabilize mood in people with bipolar disorder. In these people it can help with both mania and depression. Blood level monitoring is ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: anticholinergic?

See below: Most drugs have some anticholinergic qualities, which means they interfere with the normal function of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. ...Read more

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Can you die from anticholinergic overdose?

Can you die from anticholinergic overdose?

Possible: Although anticholinergic overdose leading to death is rare, it is possible. Any drug overdose can potentially lead to death. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is an anticholinergic overdose?

What sort of problem is an anticholinergic overdose?

Red as a beet: "red as a beet, dry as a bone, hot as a hare, blind as a bat, mad as a hatter, full as a flask". Cutaneous vasodilation to dissipate heat because of loss of sweat production. Pupillary dilation can manifest as blurry vision. Anxiety, agitation confusion, bizarre behavior. Urinary retention. 600 causes. Can include antihistamines, tricyclic antidepressants, sleep aids, cold meds, some plants. ...Read more

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What is the function of an anticholinergic for mental illness?

What is the function of an anticholinergic for mental illness?

Several: Anticholinergics first were used in psychiatry for treating parkinson's disorder, although other, more effective medicines have largely replaced them. They are perhaps most commonly used to treat side effects of other medications, especially antipsychotics, which can cause parkinsonsian-like symptoms. They also sometimes are used as calming agents in acute situations. ...Read more

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What are anticholinergic drugs? And what are the function and side effects?

Anticholinergics: Anticholinergics are a class of medication that block muscarinic receptors in the body. They are typically used to treat over active bladder, or oab. Common side effects are dry mouth, dry eyes, flushing, urinary retention/difficulty passing urine, confusion (in the elderly, typically), and constipation. ...Read more

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Does propantheline make anticholinergics stronger? Please, need some answers?

No: Propanetheline is an anticholinergic medication often used for the treatment of peptic ulcer disease. It is not designed to make other anticholinergics stronger and should not be taken in addition to another anticholinergic medication. This would be a duplication of therapy and could cause an increase in side effects such as urinary retention, constipation, and increased heart rate. ...Read more

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Would giving someone with diarrhea an anticholinergic be ok?

Would giving someone with diarrhea an anticholinergic be ok?

Yes: It would be ok, but only take medications as prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Does an anticholinergic work on the muscles?

Anticholinergic: You did not specify what anticholinergic you are asking about so i will try to answer specific medication types: a nasal spray does not affect muscles. An inhaled one may produce some bronchodilation by relaxing the smooth muscles in the airways, oral ones usually don't affect skeletal muscles but may affect smooth muscles in the gastrointestinal tract and relax them. ...Read more

Anticholinergic (Definition)

Most drugs have some anticholinergic qualities, which means they interfere with the normal function ...Read more