Physostigmine for Treatment of Delirium Tremens

J. S. Powers, D. Decoskey, P. J. Kahrilas

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Abstract

Abstract: Two case reports of complicated delirium tremens are presented with documentation of successful management with physostigmine. The therapy of delirium tremens is reviewed and theoretical considerations discussed, with reference to an adrenergic/cholinergic imbalance model for delirium tremens. 1981 American College of Clinical Pharmacology

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)57-60
Number of pages4
JournalThe Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Volume21
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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