Disease Information for Carfentanyl gas/aerosol poisoning

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Nausea
Vomiting
Bradypnea Decreased respiratory rate
Miosis/narrow pupils
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Terrorist Chemical weapon agent
Exposure/Terrorist/Chemical-biological weapon (CBW)
Occupational Factors
Occupation/Soldier/officer military
Occupation/Veterinarian
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Event/Mass exposure/community illness/death
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Opiate/Morphine overdose toxidrome
Overdose, drugs/alcohol
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute respiratory failure/Respiratory arrest
Central respiratory drive depression
Opiate/Morphine overdose toxidrome
Pulmonary edema/non-cardiogenic
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Opiate administration
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Veterinary medication/variation
DRUG/Opiod mu receptors thalamus/caudate/amygdala
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/CNS Respiratory Drive Center Suppressed
Pathophysiology/Tissue hypoxia/potential
Process
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/CBRNE (Chemical/Biologic Weapons All) potential
TOXIN/Decreases Respiratory Rate
TOXIN/Gaseous/Fumes/Airborne
TOXIN/Poison/Gaseous/inhaled toxic (category)
TOXIN/Veterinary anesthetic agent/Drug
Synonyms
Synonym
Carfentanyl gas aerosol poisoning, Brand name/Wildnil (Carfentanyl) veterinary
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Nalmefene (Revex)
RX/Naloxone (Narcan)
Definition

Toxic sedative gas/aerosol is an opioid agent used by veterinarians to subdue large zoo and wild animals; Respiratory depression reversable with large dose of

naloxone likely; Respiratory arrest in humans; the phenylpiperidine synthetics include carfentanil, alfentanyl, sufentanil, meperidine, as well as fentanyl

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