Disease Information for Hypnotic drug Administration/Toxicity/effect

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Dry mouth/Mucous membranes
Muscle tone/decreased
Acute ataxia
Apathy/Indifference
Areflexia
Automatic behavior
Cognitive defect
Confusion/Disoriented
Delirium
Delirium/Agitated delirium
Impaired judgement/signs
Intoxicated state/ataxia/slurred speech
Lethargy/torpor
Slurred Speech/Acute
Staggering Gait
Stupor/poor reponse to stimulus
Flat affect
Chronic Fatigue
Listlessness/lassitude
Low body temperature
Typical Clinical Presentation
Coma with normal Head CT Scan
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Carbon Dioxide Total Content/CO2
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Cerebral vascular accident
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute respiratory failure/Respiratory arrest
Barbiturate toxidrome
Central respiratory drive depression
Coma in Children
Coma/Unconscious
Hypothermia
Metabolic encephalopathy
Pulmonary edema/non-cardiogenic
Xerostomia
Ataxia Disorder
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Intravenous anesthetic use (ex)
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/CNS depression
Pathophysiology/CNS Respiratory Drive Center Suppressed
Pathophysiology/Tissue hypoxia/potential
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Toxin
TOXIN/Decreases Blood Pressure
TOXIN/Inotropic decrease/shock (ex)
TOXIN/Shock-hypovolemia effect.
TOXIN/Venous pooling/low wedge press (ex).
Synonyms
Synonym
Hypnotic drug admin effect, Britain-BNF/Chlormethiazole (Clomethiazole)
Definition

Hypnotic drug groups include barbiturates, some bezodiazepams, and others including placidyl, glutethemide, and paraldehyde

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