Keywords: physostigmine, anticholinergic (PubMed Search)
Posted: 6/10/2010 by Bryan Hayes, PharmD
Click here to contact Bryan Hayes, PharmD
Physostigmine has been used extensively in the fields of anesthesiology and emergency medicine. The only use of physostigmine with sound scientific support is for the management of patients with an anticholinergic syndrome, particularly those without cardiovascular compromise who have an agitated delirium. In this population, physostigmine has an excellent risk-to-benefit profile.
Download the UMEM Pearls App!
Subscribe to daily UMEM Pearls (FREE!) via: