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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Extrapyramidal Symptoms

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Are there extrapyramidal symptoms occur with thorazine, haldol, (haloperidol) mellaril, or cardiazem?

Are there extrapyramidal symptoms occur with thorazine, haldol, (haloperidol) mellaril, or cardiazem?

Some: Yes for the first 3 which are 1st generation antipsychotic meds. I've not heard of it or suspect for cardiazem (diltiazem) which is a heart med. Extrapyramidal sx (eps) include: tremors, stiffness, restlessness. They can be managed by dosage reduction, change in med or by giving meds that counter such as cogentin, propranolol, amantadine and sometime ativan. ...Read more

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Extrapyramidal symptoms occur with thorazine, haldol, (haloperidol) mellaril, or cardiazem, what to do?

Extrapyramidal symptoms occur with thorazine, haldol, (haloperidol) mellaril, or cardiazem, what to do?

EPS: Discuss with your prescribing doctor. Depending on the type of EPS, there are many medications to manage them. ...Read more

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Extrapyramidal symptoms occur with thorazine, haldol, (haloperidol) mellaril, or cardiazem, is this true?

Extrapyramidal symptoms occur with thorazine, haldol, (haloperidol) mellaril, or cardiazem, is this true?

Yes: Yes, all of these medications can potentially cause eps. The first 3 are much more likely than the 4th due to mechanism of action. ...Read more

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If child (3-4 years old) given tab. metcloprmaid 10mg by mistak for 14 dayes, Is extrapyramidal side effect appear for him ??

If child (3-4 years old) given tab. metcloprmaid 10mg by mistak for 14 dayes, Is extrapyramidal side effect appear for him ??

Reglan (metoclopramide): Although this is the adult dose, it needs to be taken on a long term basis, for extrapyramidal side effects. A great resource for medication questions is Poison Control. ...Read more

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Why do extrapyramidal and antimuscarinic side effects occur when getting treated for mental health?

Why do extrapyramidal and antimuscarinic side effects occur when getting treated for mental health?

No room for details: Our bodies are complex and interconnected. Chemicals usually have more than one function. So making beneficial corrections in one system can throw another system off balance. The task of finding the point with least negative and most positive effects is the challenge physicians face. If you want more detail, ask your provider or pharmacist for direction. Best! ...Read more

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Am I likely to get akathisia for any other extrapyramidal side effects if I start on Latuda (lurasidone)? Could I possibly not? It is ranked 4th most for eps.

Am I likely to get akathisia for any other extrapyramidal side effects if I start on Latuda (lurasidone)? Could I possibly not? It is ranked 4th most for eps.

Approach: If you take Latuda, (lurasidone) and you get bad side effects, let your doctor know, stop the product, and take something else. Over the introductory use period, the adverse effects will be reversible on stopping. ...Read more

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What it's mean: "reversable causes of symptoms"?

That: you could take action a given problem by changing a behavior or circumstances. ...Read more