Belladonna alkaloids and related drugs Belladonna alkaloid-containing plants
Cycloplegics and mydriatics Muscle relaxants
Source: Modified from L. Goldfrank, Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies. East Norwalk, CT: Appleton & Lange, 1990.
sorbed drug, treating symptoms, and providing supportive therapy. However, any life-threatening effects (i.e., seizures, severe hypertension, hallucinations, or life-threatening arrhythmias) would justify the use of specific antidotal therapy with the cholinesterase-inhibiting compound physostigmine. Special caution should be employed if the patient has any disorder that might be aggravated by the cholinergic stimulation resulting from the use of physostigmine.
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