Disease Information for Methaqualone (Sopor/Quaalude) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Akinetic rigid frozen Posture
Muscle stiffness/rigidity
Seizures
Stupor/poor reponse to stimulus
Euphoria/Elated/'high' behavior/Gaiety
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Convulsions (grand mal)
Drug induced Peripheral neuropathy.
Sedation/torpor induced
Akinetic Rigid Syndrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Addiction/hallucinagen/street drug (category)
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
DRUG/Lowers seizure threshold
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
2 Methyl 3 (2 methylphenyl) 4(3H) quinazolinone, 2 Methyl 3 o tolyl 4(3H) quinazolinone, 3 4 Dihydro 2 methyl 4 oxo 3 o tolylquinazoline, 4(3H) Quinazolinone 2 methyl 3 (2 methylphenyl), MAOA, Methaqualone, Methaqualone (substance), Metolquizolone, MTQ, Ortonal, Brand name/Quaalude (Methaqualone), Brand name/Sopor (Methaqualone)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Drug discontinued/TOXIC (RX)
Definition

a sedative hypnotic drug; the street drug "Quaaludes" has a abuse reputation; safe in controlled use; little used in USA; oral preparation

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