Psychosis following use of proprietary antidiarrhoeal medicines

P. Buckley, C. Larkin, E. O'Callaghan

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Abstract

Anticholinergic psychosis was observed to follow ingestion of proprietary antidiarrhoeal preparations by a 63-year-old woman. Possible abuse or accidental overuse of such medicines in the acutely psychotic patient should always be considered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)758-759
Number of pages2
JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
Volume157
Issue numberNOV.
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Neuroscience(all)

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Buckley, P., Larkin, C., & O'Callaghan, E. (1990). Psychosis following use of proprietary antidiarrhoeal medicines. British Journal of Psychiatry, 157(NOV.), 758-759.