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Stupor Summary

Description: A state of reduced sensibility and response to stimuli which is distinguished from COMA in that the person can be aroused by vigorous and repeated stimulation. The person is still conscious and can make voluntary movements. It can be induced by CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AGENTS. The word derives from Latin stupere and is related to stunned, stupid, dazed or LETHARGY.

Also Known As: Narcosis

Networked: 1281 relevant articles (16 outcomes, 85 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Stupor

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Ethyl Ether (Ether) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 95 results : IBA
  2. barbituric acid (barbiturate) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 72 results : IBA
  3. Hexobarbital (Hexenal) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 60 results : IBA
  4. Chloroform (Trichloromethane) : 2 outcomes in 14 results : IBA
  5. Pentobarbital (Nembutal) : 1 outcome 6 studies in 85 results : FDA 25
  6. Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas) : 1 outcome 6 studies in 33 results : IBA
  7. Morphine (MS Contin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 14 results : FDA 37 Generic
  8. Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 409 Generic
  9. Anesthetics (Anesthetic Agents) : 1 outcome in 12 results : IBA
  10. Alcohols : 1 outcome in 10 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Stupor

  1. Respiratory Insufficiency (Respiratory Failure)
  2. Pain (Aches)
  3. Urinary Retention
  4. Pruritus (Itching)
  5. Hypothermia
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Key Therapies for Stupor

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  1. Anesthesia : 1 outcome 3 studies in 79 results
  2. General Anesthesia : 1 outcome 1 study in 13 results
  3. Resuscitation : 1 outcome in 9 results
  4. Conduction Anesthesia (Regional Anesthesia) : 1 outcome in 2 results
  5. Epidural Injections : 1 outcome in 1 result
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