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Sarin Summary

Description: An organophosphorus ester compound that produces potent and irreversible inhibition of cholinesterase. It is toxic to the nervous system and is a chemical warfare agent.

Also Known As: o-Isopropylmethyl Phosphonofluoridate; ortho-Isopropylmethyl Phosphonofluoridate; Phosphonofluoridate, o-Isopropylmethyl; Phosphonofluoridate, ortho-Isopropylmethyl; o Isopropylmethyl Phosphonofluoridate Show All >>

Networked: 259 relevant articles (33 outcomes, 25 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Sarin is Relevant

  1. Poisoning : 28 outcomes 11 studies in 127 results
  2. Seizures (Seizure) : 2 outcomes 7 studies in 39 results
  3. Miosis : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 14 results
  4. Respiratory Insufficiency (Respiratory Failure) : 1 outcome in 6 results
  5. Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure) : 1 outcome in 2 results
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Drugs Related to Sarin

  1. VX (EDIM)
  2. Soman
  3. tabun
  4. Oximes
  5. Atropine (Hyoscyamine)
  6. HI 6 (H16)
  7. pralidoxime (Protopam Chloride)
  8. Pyridostigmine Bromide (Pyridostigmine)
  9. cyclohexyl methylphosphonofluoridate (cyclosarin)
  10. Acetylcholinesterase
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Therapies Related to Sarin

  1. Injections
  2. Tourniquets
  3. Therapeutics
  4. Induced Hypothermia
  5. First Aid (Aids, First)
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