Physostigmine is a commonly used therapy for the anticholinergic manifestations of tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) overdose. We describe two patients with TCA toxicity who developed asystole following the administration of physostigmine to treat seizures.
- asystole, complication of physostigmine use
- overdose, tricyclic antidepressant, treatment with physostigmine
- physostigmine, for tricyclic antidepressant overdose, asystole complicating
- tricyclic antidepressant overdose, treatment with physostigmine, asystole complicating