Tag Physostigmine
Toxicology-Library-Antidote-340-256

Physostigmine

A reversible acetylcholinesterase inhibitor useful in the treatment of central anticholinergic delirium that is not easily controlled by benzodiazepine sedation and there is high risk for aspiration and excessive sedation. Only for those patients who have an isolated anticholinergic agent toxicity (not the polypharmacy overdose).
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Physostigmine

Physostigmine: anticholinesterase; inhibition of anticholinesterase -> increase in cholinergic tone