Disease Information for Chlorpheniramine (Chlortrimeton) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Dry mouth/Mucous membranes
Confusion/Disoriented
Delirium
Delirium/Agitated delirium
Manic behavior
Dry eyes/poor tearing
Dryness Conjunctiva
Grainy/Gritty Eye Sensation
Diagnostic Test Results
Isotope Scan
Isotope/RAI uptake/quantitative high thyroid (I 123)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Xerophthalmia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antihistamine medication (examples)
DRUG/Anti-pruritic/sedative oral (example)
DRUG/Safe in pregnancy patient (B)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
2 Pyridinepropanamine, gamma (4 chlorophenyl) N,N dimethyl, chlorphenamine, CHLORPHENIRAMINE, Chlorpheniramine (Allergy), Chlorpheniramine (product), Chlorpheniramine (substance), CHLORPHENIRAMINE PREPARATION, Chlorprophenpyridamine, Brand name/Aller-Chlor (Chlorpheniramine), Brand name/Chlo-Amine (Chlorpheniramine), Brand name/Chlor Trimeton (Chlorphenirimine), Brand name/Contac (Chlorpheneramine-Phenylpropanolamine), Brand name/Dallergy (Chlorpheniramine-Pseudoephedrine), Brand name/Deconamine (Chlorpheniramine-Pseudoephedrine), Brand name/Naldecon (Chlorpheniramine-Phenylpropanolamine), Brand name/Novahistine (Chlorpheneramine-Pseudoephedrine), Brand name/Ornade (Chlorpheniramine-Phenylpropanolamine), Brand name/Teldrin (Chlorphenirimine), Brand name/Triaminic (Chlorpheniramine-Phenylpropanolamine), Brand name/Tussionex (CTM-Hycodone)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Physostigmine
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.1990 or before
DRUG/Dose 2 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 4 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose Chewable form
DRUG/Dose Extended time release/XT/SA (example)
DRUG/Dose liquid/syrup/suspension form
DRUG/Dose Q4 hrs Medication
DRUG/Dose Q6 hrs Medication
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Injection Preparation NOT available
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
DRUG/Over the counter/OTC/Non-prescription
Definition

Antihistamine medication; oral preparation only; older medication; causes drowsiness, delirium, EKG QRS prolonged on overdose; Some anticholinergic effects

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