Antidepressants
 
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They are used in psychiatric patients to treat endogenous depression. eg. amytriptiline, imipramine
Route :
Ingestion
Fatal Dose :
1 to 2gms
Fatal Period :
1 to 6 days
Clinical Picture :
• dryness of mouth, blurred vision, sweating, dizziness • urinary retention, hypotension, tachycardia, • tremors, confusion, cardiac arrhythmias • convulsions, coma
Treatment :
• gastric lavage • treatment of arrhythmias • symptomatic
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