Haldon is the drug of choice for treating Tourette syndrome.
Tachycardia, a heart rate of 120 to 140 beats/minute, is a common sign of alcohol withdrawal.
chloridiazepoxide (Librium) and other tranquilizers help reduce the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal.
Assessment findings in a clietn abusing opiates include agitation, slurred speech, euphoria and constricted pupils.
Acute withdrawal symptoms from alcohol may begin 6 hours after the client has stopped drinking and peak 1 to 2 days later.
Numbness and tingling in the hands and feet are symptoms of peripheral polyneuritis, which results from inadequate intake of vitamin B1 (thiamine) secondary to prolonged and excessive alcohol intake.
An amphetamine is a nervous system stimulant that is subject to abuse because of its ability to produce wakefulness and euphoria.
The antidote for acetaminophen toxicity is acetylcystein.
Defaroxamine mesylate (desferal) is the antidote for iron intoxication.
Succimer is an antidote for lead poisoning.
Flumazenil reverses the sedative effects of benzodiazepines.
Nystagmus and ataxia are common physical findings of PHP use. Dilated pupils are evidence of LSD ingestion.
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