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Causes Of Paradoxical Respiration
Chest IN & tummy OUT: In normal young children, both the chest and tummy expand when breathing in. With paradoxical breathing, the tummy expands when breathing in, but the chest gets sucked inward (downward). Paradoxical breathing can be normal in babies & toddlers because their chest cages are still "soft". After age 2-3 years, normal toddlers (without airway restriction) usually don't have paradoxical breathing. ...Read more
If someone has a paradoxical reaction to a benzodiazepine, is there usually some sort of underlying cause like a behavioral disorder?
No: Like any other paradoxical reaction, it can just happen. It is seen more commonly in children and individuals with developmental delays, like autism or mental retardation, but it can really happen to anyone. It is like drinking alcohol: you can have a happy calm experience or a bad, angry experience. It depends on the individual and the situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does clomipramine cause paradoxical weight gain/loss( means not gaining/loosing weight after stopping medications)??
It can: Yes it can. But that shouldn't deter your getting started with treatment. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Can antipsychotics like geodon (ziprasidone) cause symptoms of autism? i saw that it was prescribed for many different off label uses. Maybe a paradoxical reaction?
What causes paradoxical reactions to benadryl (diphenhydramine). What mechanism ocurrs in the brain that makes the person stimulated rather than drowsy?
Unknown: I've never read an explanation. I'm sure there is one published but i doubt it's proven. It tends to happen more in children thus suggesting that there is inhibition of a disinhibitor. (i.E, mumbo-jumbo!). More to the point: if it happens to you, avoid further use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can taking Benadryl actually cause runny nose? Could it cause a paradoxical reaction? I have been taking for year for sleep along with antipsychotics.
If someone has hypernatremia what happens with in the body to cause them to have rapid respiration's?
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