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Delirium (Latin delirium — madness, nonsense; lat. deliro — I rave, I rave) — the mental disorder proceeding with consciousness disturbance (from the dulled state to a coma). It is characterized by existence true preferential visual, hallucinations and illusions, and, as a result — secondary nonsense; existence of emotionally affective disturbances, sensopatiya, the complicated orientation in the world around, a disorientation in time. At the same time understanding of own personality and dangers remain. The emotional condition of the patient depends on the nature of hallucinations. After an exit from a delirium — partial kongradny amnesia (real events and painful memories amnezirutsya). The patient can be dangerous to himself and people around.

Delirium symptoms:

The delirium can arise at the highest stage of an infectious disease. The delirium caused by alcohol is called "delirium tremens". Duration of a delirium can vary from several hours to several weeks. Though generally about endured during a delirium, as a rule, it is held in remembrance, after a delirium partial amnesia is often noted.

At deliriums note the following somatovegetativny disturbances:
fluctuations of body temperature
fluctuations of arterial pressure
muscular weakness
krupnorazmashisty tremor
unsteadiness of gait

Delirium reasons:

The delirium can be considered as the passing mental disorder reflecting acute insufficiency of a brain owing to diffusion disturbance of metabolism. The delirium as if is a peculiar physiological decompensation of functions of a brain, similar to a syndrome of a heart, renal or liver failure.

The delirium usually arises because of the disturbances connected with various actually brain and general diseases, and also it can arise under the influence of a number of chemicals, at a hypoxia, a sleep deprivation, in abstinence at deprivation of drugs. Usually distinguish three main groups from the reasons of a delirium: 1) diseases of the central nervous system (for example, epilepsy, meningitis or encephalitis); 2) system somatopathies (for example, heart, pulmonary, renal or liver failure); 3) intoxications (for example, neurotoxins at systemic infections, drugs, alcohol, medicines).

Treatment of the Delirium:

At development of a delirious syndrome hospitalization in a psychiatric hospital or psychosomatic department, in hard cases — to the intensive care care unit for carrying out desintoxication and stopping of psychotic frustration is shown.

Drugs, drugs, tablets for treatment of the Delirium:

  • Препарат Бифрен.


    Anxiolytic means (tranquilizer).

    LLC Pharm Start Ukraine

  • Препарат Пирацетам.


    Nootropic drugs.

    RUP of Belmedpreparata Republic of Belarus

  • Препарат Сульпирид Белупо.

    Belupo's Sulpiridum

    Antipsychotic (antipsychotic) means.

    BELUPO, Pharmaceuticals & Cosmetics, d.d. Republic of Croatia

  • Препарат Фенибут.


    Nootropic drugs.

    JSC Organika Russia

  • Препарат Церебрум композитум Н.

    Tserebrum compositum of N

    Complex homeopathic medicine.

    Biologische Heilmittel Heel GmbH (Biologishe Haylmittel Heel Gmbh) Germany

  • Препарат Унитиол-Ферейн®.


    Complexing means.

    CJSC Bryntsalov-A Russia

  • Препарат Просульпин.


    Antipsychotic (antipsychotic) means.

    PRO.MED.CS Praha a.s. (Missile defense. MED.TSS, Prague, a.o.) Czech Republic

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