Disease Information for Chloral hydrate (Noctec) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Stupor/poor reponse to stimulus
Unconscious/Narcosis status
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Low body temperature
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
PT -Prothrombin time (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
PT -Prothrombin time (Lab)
URINE Methemoglobin
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Radiopaque material/pills in gut/ABD
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Cardiac arrhythmias
Coma/Unconscious
Hypothermia
Methemoglobinemia
Sedation/torpor induced
Ventricular fibrillation
Ventricular tachycardia/arrest
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
DRUG/Sedative/hypnotic medication (example)
DRUG-Liver metabolism/bile excretion
Toxin
TOXIN/Odor acrid or pear-like
Synonyms
Synonym
1,1 Ethanediol, 2,2,2 trichloro, chloral hydrate, Chloral hydrate (product), Chloral hydrate (substance), CHLORAL HYDRATE PREPARATION, Chloral hydrate product, Chloral hydrate product (product), Chloral hydrate product (substance), Hydrate, Chloral, Hydrated chloral, Trichloroacetaldehyde monohydrate, Brand name/Aquachloral supprettes (Chloral hydrate), Brand name/Noctec (Chloral hydrate), Brand name/Somnos (Chloral hydrate), Brand name/Somnote (Chloral hydrate)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Warfarin (Coumadin)
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.1990 or before
DRUG/Dose 500 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose Hour of sleep/HS medication
DRUG/Dose liquid/syrup/suspension form
DRUG/Dose Rectal enema/suppository available
DRUG/Generic available
Definition

non-barbiturate hypnotic drug; oral preparation

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