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19 Possible Causes for Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Sudden Death, Tactile Hallucination

  • Phencyclidine Intoxication

    Cocaine Mechanism block biogenic amine (DA, NE, 5HT) reuptake Intoxication presentation mental status changes euphoria, psychomotor agitation, grandiosity, hallucinations[medbullets.com] Most cases of sudden death during arrest have involved cocaine intoxication; because phencyclidine's pharmacologic properties are quite different from those of cocaine, these[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] have multiple factors that play a part in causing sudden death."[charlydmiller.com]

  • Overdose

    (typically visual or tactile, less commonly auditory, olfactory, or vestibular), restlessness, distractibility, tremor {which is sometimes gross), sweating. tachycardia,[who.int] Rather, heroin users who concurrently take tranquilizers, alcohol, and cocaine are those at risk for sudden death.[peele.net] These "health effects" include irregular heart rhythms and, in children who may have hidden heart risks, sudden death.[webmd.com]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    hallucinations Uncontrollable tremors Seizures DTs can be fatal without treatment, due to the increased risk of developing respiratory arrest, aspiration pneumonitis, or[waypointrecoverycenter.com] The sudden death of the singer Amy Winehouse last month has cast light on a little-known problem: the dangers of alcohol withdrawal.[well.blogs.nytimes.com] Glassman AHBigger JT Jr Antipsychotic drugs: prolonged QTc interval, torsade de pointes, and sudden death.[jamanetwork.com]

  • Cocaine Abuse

    hallucinations ("coke bugs") Sexual dysfunction in both males and females Reproductive damage and infertility Sudden death - even one use can cause overdose or death Addiction[cesar.umd.edu] Autopsy, following a sudden, unexpected death, revealed a double aortic arch which was compressing the trachea and the esophagus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spontaneous coronary artery dissection is an unusual trigger for acute coronary syndrome or sudden death, occurring more frequently in relatively young people and mainly in[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Datura Stramonium Poisoning

    […] are reported in as many as 83% of cases; typically they are simple visual images in natural colors, but infrequently also tactile hallucinations of crawling insects. [11][cjhr.org] It can cause cardiopulmonary arrest and sudden death. Datura Contraindications You should not consume any part of datura plant if you have any of following condition.[ayurtimes.com] […] are reported in as many as 83% of cases; typically they are simple visual images in natural colors, but infrequently also tactile hallucinations of crawling insects.(2) The[erowid.org]

  • Hallucinogen Hallucinosis

    Somatic/tactile hallucination: A false perception or sensation of touch or something happening in or on the body.[minddisorders.com] Injury from falling is also a danger, as nitrous oxide may cause sudden loss of consciousness, an effect of oxygen deprivation.[en.wikipedia.org] As a result, any one type of hallucinogen can produce one or more of the following effects: Rapid changes in mood Auditory hallucinations Visual hallucinations Tactile hallucinations[hallucinogens.com]

  • Amanita Phalloides Poisoning

    Perceptual abnormalities include visual hallucinations, distorted body image, sounds and tactile sensation.[patient.info]

  • Crack Ingestion

    hallucinations Heart attack and heart disease Stroke Respiratory failure Brain seizures Sexual dysfunction (for both men and women) Reproductive damage and infertility (for[cesar.umd.edu] The patients developed severe illness within 12 h of ingesting ecstasy, suggesting that there is an acute drop in serum Na concentration secondary to unrestricted fluid ingestion[academic.oup.com] In rare instances, sudden death can occur on the first use of cocaine or unexpectedly thereafter. However, there is no way to determine who is prone to sudden death.[recoverythroughsupport.com]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    […] disturbances 0 None 1 Mild itching (e.g., pins and needles, burning, numbness) 7 Continuous hallucinations Auditory disturbances 0 Not present 1 Mild harshness or ability[emsreference.com] BACKGROUND: Research on the aetiology of sudden cardiac death among young men in Russia strongly suggests an association with binge drinking.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The risk of sudden death among persons coingesting ethanol and cocaine may be as high as 18 times that among cocaine users alone. 8 Treatment Treatment of the patient with[emsworld.com]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Seizures

    hallucinations Uncontrollable tremors Seizures DTs can be fatal without treatment, due to the increased risk of developing respiratory arrest, aspiration pneumonitis, or[waypointrecoverycenter.com] The sudden death of the singer Amy Winehouse last month has cast light on a little-known problem: the dangers of alcohol withdrawal.[well.blogs.nytimes.com] Low electrolyte levels can lead to cardiac complications during withdrawal, including arrhythmias and sudden death resulting from heart attack.[healthline.com]

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