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Septic Shock (Toxic Shock Syndrome) Summary

Description: Sepsis associated with HYPOTENSION or hypoperfusion despite adequate fluid resuscitation. Perfusion abnormalities may include, but are not limited to LACTIC ACIDOSIS; OLIGURIA; or acute alteration in mental status.

Also Known As: Toxic Shock Syndrome; Toxic Shock; Syndrome, Toxic Shock; Shock, Septic; Endotoxic Shock Show All >>

Networked: 9803 relevant articles (633 outcomes, 1310 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Septic Shock

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor) : 34 outcomes 68 studies in 652 results : IBA
  2. Polymyxin B (Aerosporin) : 25 outcomes 22 studies in 115 results : FDA 90 Generic
  3. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol) : 23 outcomes 62 studies in 234 results : FDA 176 Generic
  4. Norepinephrine (Noradrenaline) : 22 outcomes 75 studies in 348 results : FDA 5 Generic
  5. Vasopressins (Vasopressin) : 21 outcomes 62 studies in 225 results : IBA
  6. Oxygen : 18 outcomes 40 studies in 356 results : IBA
  7. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 18 outcomes 17 studies in 264 results : IBA
  8. Protein C : 12 outcomes 23 studies in 136 results : IBA
  9. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 10 outcomes 37 studies in 203 results : IBA
  10. drotrecogin alfa activated (Xigris) : 10 outcomes 5 studies in 48 results : FDA 1
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Diseases Related to Septic Shock

  1. Sepsis (Septicemia)
  2. Shock
  3. Infection
  4. Peritonitis
  5. Multiple Organ Failure (MODS)
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Key Therapies for Septic Shock

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  1. Resuscitation : 35 outcomes 91 studies in 490 results
  2. Hemoperfusion : 25 outcomes 22 studies in 115 results
  3. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care) : 6 outcomes 22 studies in 204 results
  4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 6 outcomes 6 studies in 95 results
  5. Ligation : 5 outcomes 16 studies in 108 results
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