Treatment for delirium?
Hello, I am 30 years old. I think I am suffering from delirium. My symptoms include poor sleeping, feeling drowsy, reduced short-term memory and loss of muscle control (incontinence). How to treat this condition?
@angad Your doctor will prescribe medications to treat the underlying cause of your delirium. For example, if your delirium is caused by a severe asthma attack, you might need an inhaler or breathing machine to restore your breathing. If a bacterial infection is causing the delirium symptoms, antibiotics may be prescribed. In some cases, your doctor may recommend that you stop drinking alcohol or stop taking certain medications (such as codeine or other drugs that depress your system). If you’re agitated or depressed, you may be given small doses of one of the following medications:
antidepressants to relieve depression
sedatives to ease alcohol withdrawal
dopamine blockers to help with drug poisoning
thiamine to help prevent confusion