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Altitude Sickness (Mountain Sickness)

A morbid condition of ANOXIA caused by the reduced available oxygen at high altitudes.
Also Known As:
Mountain Sickness; Altitude Sicknesses; Mountain Sicknesses; Sickness, Altitude; Sickness, Mountain; Sicknesses, Altitude; Sicknesses, Mountain
Networked: 442 relevant articles (35 outcomes, 67 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Anoxia (Hypoxia)
2. Hyperventilation
3. Motion Sickness (Airsickness)
4. Malaria
5. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

Experts

1. Basnyat, Buddha: 12 articles (09/2013 - 01/2003)
2. Swenson, Erik R: 10 articles (12/2015 - 02/2002)
3. León-Velarde, Fabiola: 8 articles (12/2014 - 01/2005)
4. Kayser, Bengt: 8 articles (05/2014 - 01/2003)
5. Bloch, Konrad E: 7 articles (01/2014 - 01/2006)
6. Gertsch, Jeffrey H: 7 articles (06/2013 - 01/2003)
7. Holck, Peter S: 7 articles (06/2013 - 04/2004)
8. Hefti, Urs: 6 articles (01/2015 - 01/2006)
9. Maggiorini, Marco: 6 articles (09/2013 - 01/2006)
10. Rivera-Ch, Maria: 5 articles (06/2014 - 03/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Altitude Sickness:
1. Acetazolamide (Diamox)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Dexamethasone (Maxidex)FDA LinkGeneric
3. OxygenIBA
4. Ibuprofen (Motrin)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents (NSAIDs)IBA
6. Spironolactone (Aldactone)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Theophylline (Theon)FDA LinkGeneric
8. TabletsIBA
9. isosorbide-5-mononitrate (Ismo)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Insulin (Novolin)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
2. Positive-Pressure Respiration (PEEP)
3. Decompression
4. Injections
5. Traditional Medicine (Folk Remedies)