Robert J. Geller, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Robert J. Geller

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TE-Iron

Acute Iron Toxicity Also known as: Ferrous fumarate, ferrous sulfate, ferrous gluconate, carbonyl iron. Sold under many brand names and as a generic dietary supplement. Also found as a component of soil acidifiers, fertilizers, stain removers, oil primer, and many other industrial chemicals. Related conditions: Acute aluminum toxicity is treated similarly. 1. Description of the…

TE-clonidine

Clonidine overdose Clonidine is sold generically or under the brand name Catapres in doses of 0.1 to 0.3 mg. Combipres contains clonidine and 15mg chlorthalidone. Transdermal patches in doses of 2.5 to 7.5mg release between 0.1 to 0.3mg per day. Clonidine is also used therapeutically for children in the treatment of ADHD, Tourette’s syndrome and…

TE-acetaminophen

Acetaminophen toxicity Also known as: Paracetamol. Sold under many brand names (including Tylenol and Panadol) and as a generic product. Also found as a component of many multi-symptom preparations for cough, upper respiratory infections (URI), and headache. 1. Description of the problem What every clinician needs to know Acetaminophen toxicity occurs either after acute overdose…

Toxic exposures: general pediatric approach

Toxic Exposures: General Approach to the Pediatric Patient 1. Description of the problem Young children explore their worlds in different ways. Some do so by tasting substances, some by handling them, and some by looking at them. Those who taste materials or handle them may come into contact with potentially large amounts of the product,…

TE-tricyclic and newer antidepressants

Tricyclic and newer antidepressants Tricyclic Antidepressants: Currently available tricyclic antidepressants include amitriptyline (Elavil), amoxapine (Asendin), clomipramine (Anafranil), desipramine (Norpramin), doxepin (Silenor), imipramine (Tofranil), maprotiline (Ludiomil), nortriptyline (Pamelor), protriptyline (Vivactil), and trimipramine (Surmontil). Newer Antidepressants:Currently available noncyclic antidepressants include bupropion (Wellbutrin, Zyban), citalopram (Celexa), duloxetine (Cymbalta), escitalopram (Lexapro), fluoxetine (Prozac), fluvoxamine (Luvox), mirtazapine (Remeron), paroxetine (Paxil),…

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