Physostigmine reversal of benzquinamide induced delirium

J. W. Chapin, D. W. Wingard

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There have been numerous reports recently concerning the use of physostigmine in reversal of central anticholinergic syndromes produced by drugs with anticholinergic properties. Benzquinamide, first introduced as a tranquilizer and now used as an antiemetic agent, has anticholinergic properties. This is a case report demonstrating the successful reversal of benzquinamide-induced delirium by phosostigmine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)364-365
Number of pages2
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1977

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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