PHYSOSTIGMINE/ANTILIRIUM



Antidote for tricyclic antidepressent, atropine, scopolamine overdose; reversible anticholinesterase; 
Adult: .5-2mg IV slowly; 1mg SQ q15min; 
Note rapid IV administration associated with convulsions; cholinergic side effects; may cause asystole



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

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