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Name: Clinical neuropharmacology
Perioperative serotonin syndrome has been associated with a number of medications and herbal supplements. We report a patient who developed serotonin syndrome immediately after an endoscopic procedure...
The term polypharmacy in older adults is generally used in a pejorative context in the medical literature. Because of its link to geriatric syndromes and disability, the avoidance of polypharmacy is u...
Several studies have examined the risk and health outcomes related to polypharmacy among the elderly. However, information regarding polypharmacy among pediatric patients is lacking.
Polypharmacy may affect frailty, a common and costly condition among older adults. Frailty prevalence is elevated among racial/ethnic minorities and persons living in the US South, and research is nee...
This study investigates the association of preoperative polypharmacy with outcomes and healthcare resource utilization in a population-based sample of older patients enrolled in a universa...
To investigate the effect of physician-initiated, medication reviews in geriatric patients on self-reported health-related quality of life, admissions, mortality and falls.
Serotonin, 5-hydroxytryptamin (5-HT), plays an important role in regulating the gastrointestinal functions. In this study we will modulate the serotonin system with acute tryptophan deplet...
As the proportion of elderly population increasing over the last years, polypharmacy and drug-drug interactions (DDI) has been a common health care problem. This study will be performed to...
The purpose of this study is to determine in a preliminary manner whether successful therapy of hot flashes can be associated with changes in the serotonin transporter in the brain. The se...
An adverse drug interaction characterized by altered mental status, autonomic dysfunction, and neuromuscular abnormalities. It is most frequently caused by use of both serotonin reuptake inhibitors and monoamine oxidase inhibitors, leading to excess serotonin availability in the CNS at the serotonin 1A receptor.
Drugs that bind to but do not activate serotonin receptors, thereby blocking the actions of serotonin or serotonin agonists.
Any observable response or action of an adolescent.
An adolescent who is receiving long-term in-patient services or who resides in an institutional setting.
Drugs that bind to but do not activate SEROTONIN 5-HT3 RECEPTORS, thereby blocking the actions of SEROTONIN or SEROTONIN 5-HT3 RECEPTOR AGONISTS.
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors SSRIs
Serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) are a class of medications that are effective at easing depression symptoms. SNRIs are also sometimes used to treat other conditions such as anxiety and nerve pain. How SNRIs work Serotonin (se...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...