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www.mypcnow.org/fast-fact/death-rattle-and-oral-secretions

As air moves over the secretions, which have pooled in the oropharynx and bronchi, the ... leading to increased production or decreased clearance of secretions. ... drugs) are th...

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Two of the most common medications used to treat secretions are both ... Excessive doses of scopolamine will result in more agitation and delirium.

www.palliativedrugs.com/download/141217_management_of_terminal_respiratory_secretions_31_10_14[1].pdf

Syringe Driver NIKI T34: Subcutaneous medication administration ... To reduce the impact of excessive oropharyngeal and / or pulmonary secretions in the dying .

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Jun 15, 2009 ... Excessive respiratory secretions can be treated with reassurance and, ... pain.1,4 ,6 A variety of medications are also available for neuropathic ...

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Jun 1, 2004 ... Sialorrhea (drooling or excessive salivation) is a common problem in neurologically ... Anticholinergic medications, such as glycopyrrolate and ... or motor dysfu...

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Excessive Salivation is the secretion of excessive amounts of saliva. Drugs used to treat Excessive Salivation. The following list of medications are in some way ...

www.fmshk.org/database/articles/managementofexcessiverespiratorysecretionslamwmhksp.pdf

Various medications including oral erythromycin 500 mg twice daily and oral indomethacin 50 mg twice daily were tried with no improvement in bronchorrhea but ...

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Causes · Fluid overload · Fluid accumulation in oral cavity during the dying process · Tube feedings · Aspiration of food/fluid · Inability to c...

www.als.org/navigating-als/resources/fyi-managing-excessive-saliva

It can also be life threatening, since it frequently causes choking, especially at mealtimes when saliva secretion is increased and chance of aspiration is greatest.

pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16234752

The 'death rattle' is a common symptom among dying people, and causes a great deal of anxiety and upset to relatives and carers, including nurses.