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Inert Gas Narcosis (Nitrogen Narcosis) Summary

Description: Progressive mental disturbances and unconsciousness due to breathing mixtures of oxygen and inert gases (argon, helium, xenon, krypton, and atmospheric nitrogen) at high pressure.

Also Known As: Nitrogen Narcosis; Depth Intoxications; Inert Gas Narcoses; Intoxication, Depth; Intoxications, Depth Show All >>

Networked: 76 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 8 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Inert Gas Narcosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Oxygen : 1 outcome 1 study in 18 results : IBA
  2. Amphetamine (Amfetamine) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 15 Generic
  3. Lithium : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  4. Dopamine (Intropin) : 4 studies in 11 results : FDA 36 Generic
  5. Glutamic Acid (Glutamate) : 3 studies in 4 results : FDA 7
  6. Nitrogen : 2 studies in 23 results : IBA
  7. Helium : 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  8. Glycine (Aminoacetic Acid) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 23 Generic
  9. Amino Acids : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 53
  10. Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas) : 5 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Inert Gas Narcosis

  1. High Pressure Neurological Syndrome (High Pressure Nervous Syndrome)
  2. Decompression Sickness (Bends)
  3. Hypercapnia
  4. Drowning
  5. Stupor
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Key Therapies for Inert Gas Narcosis

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  1. Decompression : 1 outcome in 5 results
  2. Compressed Air : 9 results
  3. Anesthesia : 2 results
  4. Hyperbaric Oxygenation : 1 result

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