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Cholinergic (Definition)

Cholinergic typically refers to acetylcholine in the neurological sense. The parasympathetic nervous system, which uses acetylcholine almost exclusively to send its messages, is said to be almost entirely cholinergic. Neuromuscular junctions, preganglionic neurons of the sympathetic nervous system, the basal forebrain, and brain stem ...Read more


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Which drug is best to stop clozapine and to reduce the withdrawal cholinergic rebound?

See ur Doctor: stopping Clozapine is a Major decision in any treatment plan, it is taken very seriously by the treating physician and all risks and benefits are weighed carefully , it cant be done over the net, you have to see your prescribing physician and discuss with him the issue. good luck and feel better ...Read more

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Do you know which drug is best to stop clozapine, and to reduce withdrawal cholinergic rebound?

Do you know which drug is best to stop clozapine, and to reduce withdrawal cholinergic rebound?

Requires expert care: Withdrawing from clozapine may come with *many* potential consequences. I hope you have someone with sufficient expertise to help with the process. The anticholinergic withdrawal syndrome (AWS) is often described as flu-like malaise. Brain-permable anticholinergic meds like benztropine (Cogentin) or scopolamine would be reasonable treatments for AWS. This should be undertaken w a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of clozapine drug without withdrawal symptoms and cholinergic rebound?

How can I get rid of clozapine drug without withdrawal symptoms and cholinergic rebound?

Taper gradually.: Depending on your dosage, your doctor can taper you gradually and safely. You will not have typical withdrawal symptoms like the opiates . ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: cholinergic?

What is the definition or description of: cholinergic?

See below: Cholinergic typically refers to acetylcholine in the neurological sense. The parasympathetic nervous system, which uses acetylcholine almost exclusively to send its messages, is said to be almost entirely cholinergic. Neuromuscular junctions, preganglionic neurons of the sympathetic nervous system, the basal forebrain, and brain stem complexes are also cholinergic. ...Read more

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Is Cholinergic Urticaria dangerous?

Is Cholinergic Urticaria dangerous?

No: Cholinergic urticaria (CU) is one of the physical urticaria (commonly referred to as hives), which is provoked during sweating events. Sometimes, this can be called a "heat rash." by some doctors. This is not a dangerous condition. ...Read more

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Daughter had something like cholinergic urticaria? What is that?

Daughter had something like cholinergic urticaria?  What is that?

Cholinergic Urticari: Cholinergic urticaria is a subcategory of physical urticaria(aka hives) that is a skin rash brought on by a hypersensitive reaction to body heat. Symptoms follow any stimulus to sweat such as exercise (sometimes called exercise-induced urticaria, heat from the sun (which could also indicate solar urticaria), saunas, hot showers (reaction to water). ...Read more

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How to get cholinergic urticaria disease?

How to get cholinergic urticaria disease?

Urticaria: I assume you are asking for the cause of it, it is secondary to unstable mast cells in the skin and are triggered by contact with water. It is benign but annoying. ...Read more

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Why are adrenergic blockers used to treat hypertension instead of cholinergics?

Why are adrenergic blockers used to treat hypertension instead of cholinergics?

Raises Blood Pressur: Because they do not reduce Blood Pressure like the Adrenergic Alpha and Beta Blockers Anticholinergics are actually contraindicated in Hypertension as these drugs can raise the Blood Pressure ...Read more