Disease Information for Guanethidine (Ismelin) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Constipation in Elderly
Diarrhea
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
URINE VMA
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute gastroenteritis
Constipation
Drug induced Diarrhea.
Impotence/Erectile dysfunction disorder
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Alpha-2 adrenergic central agonist/effect
DRUG/Antihypertensive medication (examples)
DRUG/Ganglionic blocker drug (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
((2 Hexahydro 1(2H) azocinyl)ethyl)guanidine, guanethidine, Guanethidine (product), Guanethidine (substance), GUANETHIDINE PREPARATION, Guanidine (2 (hexahydro 1(2H) azocinyl)ethyl), Octadine, Oktadin, Brand name/Ismelin (Guanethidine)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Drug discontinued/TOXIC (RX)
Definition

Anti-hypertensive drug; ganglionic blocker often causes orthostatic problems

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