• alcohol
  • Chloral hydrate is a simple chlorinated molecule that is converted in the liver (by alcohol dehydrogenase) to trichloroethanol, which is the active moiety. (nih.gov)
  • Chloral hydrate also has major drug-drug interactions with oral anticoagulants, antidepressants and alcohol. (nih.gov)
  • Concoction Elixir of life Internal alchemy Energy drink Soft drink Panacea (medicine), mythological remedy that would cure all diseases Suspension (chemistry) Syrup Spagyric Herbal tea Tincture, in which alcohol is the major solvent and the ingredient is often highly concentrated. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain, and by facilitating its actions, alcohol suppresses the activity of the central nervous system. (wikipedia.org)
  • tolerance
  • Long-term use of chloral hydrate is associated with a rapid development of tolerance to its effects and possible addiction as well as adverse effects including rashes, gastric discomfort and severe kidney, heart, and liver failure. (wikipedia.org)
  • effects
  • While prospective studies of the effects of chloral hydrate on liver tests have not been done, the absence of reported instances of liver injury attributable to chloral hydrate suggests that it has little or no hepatic toxicity. (nih.gov)
  • effective
  • Sullivan identifies a person's drive toward mental health as those 'processes which tend to improve his efficiency as a human being, his satisfactions, and his success in living' (1954, p. 106) and places major value on effective and efficient social functioning. (encyclopedia.com)
  • stomach
  • A major issue has been aspiration pneumonia, where food or regurgitated stomach content would be aspirated into the lungs causing infections. (wikipedia.org)
  • ingredient
  • More reputable uses of chloral hydrate include its use as a clearing agent for chitin and fibers and as a key ingredient in Hoyer's mounting medium, which is used to prepare permanent or semi-permanent microscope slides of small organisms, histological sections, and chromosome squashes. (wikipedia.org)
  • The third major ingredient was the dried bark or berries of Xanthoxylum americanum, or prickly ash, added to help with diarrhea and intestinal cramps. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment
  • At present, FD patients can be expected to function independently if treatment is begun early and major disabilities avoided. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • Recently there has been a decline in incidence which is probably the result of a decline in rheumatic fever (RF), which was a major cause of chorea gravidarum before the use of antibiotics for streptococcal pharyngitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • Chloral hydrate has not been approved by the FDA in the United States or the EMA in the European Union for any medical indication and is on the list of unapproved drugs that are still prescribed by clinicians. (wikipedia.org)