How are the symptoms of organophosphate (OP) toxicity categorized?

Updated: Sep 22, 2018
  • Author: Kenneth D Katz, MD, FAAEM, ABMT; Chief Editor: Sage W Wiener, MD  more...
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Answer

Signs and symptoms of organophosphate poisoning can be divided into the following three broad categories:

  • Muscarinic effects
  • Nicotinic effects
  • Central nervous system (CNS) effects

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