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 +====== 3.3.1.1.1 Physostigmine ======
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 +A rapid response to physostigmine will occur in patients with pure [[:​wikitox:​2.1.11.4.1_anticholinergics|anticholinergic]] CNS effects. Less response will be seen with [[:​wikitox:​2.1.11.9.2.1_tricyclic_antidepressants|TCA,​ ]] [[:​wikitox:​2.1.11.9.3_antipsychotics|neuroleptic]] and [[:​wikitox:​3.4.2.3_carbamazepine|carbamazepine]] ingestions.
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 +This test is potentially hazardous in TCA poisoning where it may precipitate seizures and cardiac arrest.
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 +**PHYSOSTIGMINE SHOULD NOT BE USED IF THE ECG IS ABNORMAL!!**
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 +|{{:​wikitox:​physostigmine_hoffman.ppt|Physostigmine.ppt}} ​ [887 KB]|PPT|Postgrad|EAPCCT Keynote|2003|USA|None|Bob Hoffman|
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