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Tetrodotoxin (Tetradotoxin) Summary

Description: An aminoperhydroquinazoline poison found mainly in the liver and ovaries of fishes in the order TETRAODONTIFORMES, which are eaten. The toxin causes paresthesia and paralysis through interference with neuromuscular conduction.

Also Known As: Tetradotoxin; Toxin, Fugu; Fugu Toxin; Tarichatoxin

Networked: 657 relevant articles (20 outcomes, 40 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Tetrodotoxin is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 4 outcomes 10 studies in 59 results
  2. Ganglion Cysts (Ganglion) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 73 results
  3. Poisoning : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 81 results
  4. Ischemia : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 28 results
  5. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 12 results
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Drugs Related to Tetrodotoxin

  1. Sodium Channels (Sodium Channel)
  2. Norepinephrine (Noradrenaline)
  3. Adenosine
  4. Isoproterenol (Isoprenaline)
  5. Atropine (Hyoscyamine)
  6. Lidocaine (Xylocaine)
  7. Acetylcholine (Acetylcholine Chloride)
  8. Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP)
  9. Phentolamine (Z-Max)
  10. Mexiletine (Mexitil)
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Therapies Related to Tetrodotoxin

  1. Denervation
  2. Intravitreal Injections
  3. Ligation
  4. Analgesia
  5. Photorefractive Keratectomy
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