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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 38

of 'Tricyclic antidepressant poisoning'

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Asystole complicating physostigmine treatment of tricyclic antidepressant overdose.
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Pentel P, Peterson CD
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Ann Emerg Med. 1980;9(11):588.
 
Physostigmine is a commonly used therapy for the anticholinergic manifestations of tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) overdose. We describe two patients with TCA toxicity who developed asystole following the administration of physostigmine to treat seizures.
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