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Causes Of Extrapyramidal Syndrome
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
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.
Can someone explain extrapyramidal. At first I got extrapyramidal for a month and a half after using ambien (zolpidem) and marijuana and now I got it from kava.
Extrapyramidal?: Please repost and explain what YOU mean by "extrapyramidal." The term by itself is hopelessly nonspecific. ...Read more
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
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
Extrapyramidal symptoms occur with thorazine, haldol, (haloperidol) mellaril, or cardiazem, is this true?
What are the advantages of seroquel (quetiapine) over zyprexa for a geriatric pt who is showing extraprymidal sx?
Defective transfer: When eggs/sperm form they go through a process where the pairs of chromosomes split.Each resulting egg or sperm should only have one of the pair. When /if an egg or sperm fails to drop one or part of the chromosome 18, it will have excessive material once conception occurs.That extra material interferes with normal development. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hypothesis: This syndrome is also called "walking dead" because those suffering from it deny they exist; or sometimes that parts of their body are real.Cause is believed to be malfunction in 2 parts of the brain: fusiform gyrus (recognizes faces) & amygdala (processes your emotions. When these 2 areas go haywire and a person cannot recognize what should be familiar faces, holding on to reality is tough. ...Read more
DNA defects: Chromosome 21 seems to be the cause. Two most common types are trisomy 21 where ther is an entire extra chromosome in each cell. The other is translocation where only an extra piece of the chromosome is found. It can be an isolated defect or an inherited defect. Rare exotic forms include polyploidy and haploid forms and chimeras. Sorry you asked? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Extra chromosome 13: Patau syndrome is a syndrome caused by a chromosomal abnormality, in which some or all of the cells of the body contain extra genetic material from chromosome 13. Symptoms include polydactyly, holoprosencephaly, coloboma of the iris, scalp defect, clenched, overlapping fingers, many midline defects, severe mental retardation, short life spans(<1yr avg) ...Read more
It's not: Patau syndrome arises from a non-disjunction event prevents the 18 chromosome from dividing its pair & sends 2, not one to the egg. At conception the sperm brings along another 18 & there ends up being 3. The presence of the extra 18 causes the developing fetus to misread the genetic instructions and many defects occur. ...Read more
Non-disjunction.: The majority of cases of the lethal patau or trisomy 13 syndrome are caused by nondisjunction (47, +13) related to advanced maternal age. Robertsonian translocations of either parent can increase the risk for that couple, although most affected embryos die in utero. ...Read more
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