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Causes Of Extrapyramidal Symptoms
Some: Yes for the first 3 which are 1st generation antipsychotic meds. I've not heard of it or suspect for cardiazem 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
EPS: Discuss with your prescribing doctor. Depending on the type of EPS, there are many medications to manage them. ...Read more
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
If child (3-4 years old) given tab. metcloprmaid 10mg by mistak for 14 dayes, Is extrapyramidal side effect appear for him ??
Reglan: 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
No: The morbidity & mortality of cerebral palsy relate to the severity of the condition & concomitant medical complications, such as respiratory and gastrointestinal difficulties. In patients with quadriplegia, the likelihood of epilepsy, extrapyramidal abnormalities, and severe cognitive impairment is greater than in those with diplegia or hemiplegia. Bottom line: severity of CP may increase risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Loopy bowel: A "loopy bowel" is common in laxative users (with colonic redundancy due to a stretched, floppy gut), in the setting of multiple abdominal-pelvic surgeries with resulting adhesions &fixed colonic bends or after surgery that mobilizes the splenic flexure, with gynecologic issues (like multiple c-sections, tubal pregnancy, pelvic inflammatory disease), & in patients at extremes of body habitus. ...Read more
What could cause 6+ months of high temp? My norm is around 98.0 (oral), but since june i haven't gone more than a few days w/o hitting 99.5-100. (more details re: symptoms, tests and stuff in profile.
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