Disease Information for Ipecac/Ipecacuaha Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Arrhythmia signs/irregular pulse
Irregular rhythm/heartbeat
Low Blood Pressure
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Cold clammy skin
Nausea
Relentless vomiting/retching/purging
Vomiting
Drooling
Excess salivation/hypersalivation
Foaming/Frothing at the mouth
Sialorrhea/Ptyalism
Dizziness/Dizzy
Fatigability
Lightheadedness/giddyness/spacey
Seizures
Unconscious/Narcosis status
Dyspnea
Shortness of breath/SOB
Cold clammy pale status
Collapse/Prostration
Enervated/extreme acute fatigue
Fatigue
Fatigue Tiredness Exhaustion
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Bulemia/Eating disorder/Purging
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Cardiac arrhythmias
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, secondary
Coma/Unconscious
Congestive heart failure
Convulsions (grand mal)
Hypotension
Pulmonary edema
Syncope/Fainting
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antidote/specific medication (example)
DRUG/Emetic drug (example)
DRUG/Expectorant (ex)
DRUG-Herbal Emetic claims
DRUG/Lowers seizure threshold
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Toxin
TOXIN/Bitter/Alkaloid/Astringent taste
TOXIN/Cumulative effects/toxicity
TOXIN/Lethal possible
TOXIN/Metallic/Unusual taste
TOXIN/Onset Immediate/Minutes
TOXIN/Plant Circulatory collapse toxin
TOXIN/Plant contains Emetine
TOXIN/Plant Fruit/Berries most toxic/Active
TOXIN/Slow curve fast break 24 hrs
Synonyms
Synonym
Ipecac, Ipecac (Drug), Ipecac (Syrup), IPECAC PREPARATION, Ipecac Syrup, Ipecac syrup (substance), IPECAC SYRUP PREPARATION, Ipecacuanha, Ipecacuanha (product), Ipecacuanha (substance), Ipecacuanha syrup, Syrup of Ipecac, Herbal name Cephaelis ipecacuanha, Herbal synonym Wild ipecac:, Synonym/Ipecac extract/Emetine alkaloid admin
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
DRUG/Over the counter/OTC/Non-prescription
DRUG-Herbal Bitter herb (ex):
DRUG-Herbal Used often (popular (ex):
Definition

Emetic drug; oral preparation natural source; chronic used can cause myopathy; frequently used in pediatric ingestions

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