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There are over 200 documented tropane compounds, although the most commonly known include the anticholinergic compounds atropine and scopolamine, and the stimulant cocaine. Although some may be averse to using such strong herbal medicines, this lecture aims reviews the physiological response, clinical indications, risks, and therapeutic benefits of tropane alkaloids, as indicated by current research literature and Dr. Stansbury’s own impressive clinical experience.
- Review nervous system anatomy and physiology
- Examine the far-reaching effects of tropane alkaloid use, specifically on cholinergic neurons, muscarinic receptors, nicotinic receptors, and cholinesterase
- Explore the side effects and contraindications of tropane alkaloids, and discuss clinical use
- Review Materia Medica and tailored treatments for complicated cases formulated by Dr. Stansbury