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Hypercapnia Summary

Description: A clinical manifestation of abnormal increase in the amount of carbon dioxide in arterial blood.

Key Drugs and Agents for Hypercapnia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Oxygen : 21 outcomes 24 studies in 472 results : IBA
  2. Carbon Monoxide : 10 outcomes 31 studies in 401 results : IBA
  3. Carbon Dioxide : 7 outcomes 29 studies in 318 results : IBA
  4. Gases : 5 outcomes 7 studies in 90 results : IBA
  5. Lactic Acid : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 54 results : FDA 4 Generic
  6. Muscimol : 3 outcomes 1 study in 10 results : IBA
  7. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide) : 2 outcomes 10 studies in 69 results : FDA 1
  8. Acetazolamide (Diamox) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 42 results : FDA 13 Generic
  9. Adenosine : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 37 results : FDA 19 Generic
  10. Propofol (Diprivan) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 24 results : FDA 9 Generic
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Diseases Related to Hypercapnia

  1. Anoxia (Hypoxia)
  2. Respiratory Insufficiency (Respiratory Failure)
  3. Acidosis
  4. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  5. Respiratory Acidosis
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Key Therapies for Hypercapnia

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  1. Positive-Pressure Respiration (PEEP) : 7 outcomes 8 studies in 78 results
  2. Mechanical Ventilators (Ventilator) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 86 results
  3. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation) : 3 outcomes 17 studies in 175 results
  4. Anesthesia : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 99 results
  5. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 29 results
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