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Jitteriness (Overview)

Jitteriness = feeling nervous or jumpy.


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Can an expectorant cause jitteriness or hyperactivity?

Can an expectorant cause jitteriness or hyperactivity?

OTC meds don't: Really treat anything well, and have many side effects in children as you have discovered. ...Read more

Jitteriness (Overview)

Jitteriness = feeling nervous or jumpy.


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Will my baby's jitteriness go away on its own or that needs to be treated?

Will my baby's jitteriness go away on its own or that needs to be treated?

Usually goes away: Normal newborn jitteriness which is characterized by trembling with crying, usually goes away on its own by 1-2 months of age. Jitteriness that cannot be stopped by sucking or persists beyond 2 months of age could indicate abnormal jitteriness, in addition, newborns within the first 24 hours of life could have jitteriness due to hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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I went to dr yesterday and was giving a breathing treatment. It made me jittery and i'm still having a very fast heart rate. Is this normal?

I went to dr yesterday and was giving a breathing treatment. It made me jittery and i'm still having a very fast heart rate. Is this normal?

Yes: It should resolve over today, but you should avoid coffee, smoking, alcohol and other stimulants. Broncho-dilators do have adrenaline-like effects on your nervous system. It is unusual for those effects to last more than a day. Relax as best you can. Then check back with your doctor if you have to. ...Read more

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Is jitteriness in infants can be cured?

Is jitteriness in infants can be cured?

First, it needs...: ...To be diagnosed: low blood sugar? Low calcium? Prenatal drug exposure? Too much caffeine or other stimulant in breast milk? The "cure" depends on exactly why the baby is jittery. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

Hydroquinone: Hyperpigmentation if often caused be inflammation du to injury or infection and the action of the sun. Hydroquinone, and sunscreens can revers the process and improve the hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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Will my baby's jitteriness go away on its own or that needs to be treated?

Usually goes away: Normal newborn jitteriness which is characterized by trembling with crying, usually goes away on its own by 1-2 months of age. Jitteriness that cannot be stopped by sucking or persists beyond 2 months of age could indicate abnormal jitteriness, in addition, newborns within the first 24 hours of life could have jitteriness due to hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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Can claratin cause jitteriness?

Can claratin cause jitteriness?

Claritin (loratadine): In patients ages 6-12, safety studies did demonstrate some "nervousness." however, in adult patients, sedation was the most common side effect. If packaged with decongestants, "nervousness" was found in all age groups. ...Read more

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Is jitteriness in infants can be cured?

First, it needs...: ...To be diagnosed: low blood sugar? Low calcium? Prenatal drug exposure? Too much caffeine or other stimulant in breast milk? The "cure" depends on exactly why the baby is jittery. ...Read more

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Any thoughts on why I can't sleep due to jitteriness?

Any thoughts on why I can't sleep due to jitteriness?

Hyperarousable state: In many instances fghting oneself to try and go to sleep causes frustration, anxiety, and increased adrenaline that can cause one to get jittery. Step away from the problem and relax. ...Read more

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What's the explanation for 'jitteriness' in hypoglycemia?

Epinephrine: When your blood sugar is abnormally low it is sensed by the nervous system. Among the signals it stimulates is to generate Epinephrine by the adrenal gland. Large amounts of Epinephrine in the blood has a similar effect as too many cups of coffee, including jitteriness, clammy skin, tremor, palpitations, insomnia. ...Read more

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Latuda (lurasidone). Do you know how long for an increase from 40mg to 60mg to take effect. Will the jitteryness eventually go away. I know its a newer med.

Latuda (lurasidone). Do you know how long for an increase from 40mg to 60mg to take effect. Will the jitteryness eventually go away. I know its a newer med.

Latuda (lurasidone) side effects: Side effects always precede the actual medication's positive effects. That being said you should begin to find out if this medication and the subsequent increase of the dosage has been beneficial within 2 to 3 weeks. The maximum recommended dose of Latuda (lurasidone) is 80 mg per day. My question is for what condition are you being prescribed this medication? ...Read more

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Can an expectorant cause jitteriness or hyperactivity?

OTC meds don't: Really treat anything well, and have many side effects in children as you have discovered. ...Read more

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Can I take anti-anxiety medication to stem jitteriness during pregancy?

Can I take anti-anxiety medication to stem jitteriness during pregancy?

Caution required: Typical anxiety medications such as xanax, (alprazolam) Ativan etc. Are contraindicated in pregnancy because of a high risk of toxicity. Check with your ob/gyn and consider cognitive/behavioral therapy to help reduce your anxiety. ...Read more

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I have a weird reaction to magnesium everytime I take it (as supplement or in nuts). Can it cause irritability and jitteriness?

I have a weird reaction to magnesium everytime I take it (as supplement or in nuts).  Can it cause irritability and jitteriness?

Possible: anything possible my advise is for you to stop taking the supplement and stop eating any food that contain it and go and see a doctor regardless what is causing your jitterness and irritability it need to be checked it could turn to something serious .it could affect your BP that could lead to stroke.it could affect your heart rate and make it fast enough to cause cardiac arrest see a doctor plea ...Read more

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Today started feeling like I can't think clearly, keep saying words wrong, feeling jitteriness, cant concentrate, brain fog. Is this delirium?

Today started feeling like I can't think clearly, keep saying words wrong, feeling jitteriness, cant concentrate, brain fog. Is this delirium?

Delirium?: This is an unusual cluster of symptoms in someone your age. There could be a number of things that cause this. I would be a good idea to see your primary care physician for a physical and evaluation. Some things to consider: medications, Coffee, Smoking, drugs, alcohol, recent surgery, infection, etc. You see there are many things that could cause this. Check with your primary care Doctor. ...Read more

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What causes heart pounding and jitteryness in early a.m. after heart meds had been adj. by doc? 103/56 P 68 Should I notify him?

What causes heart pounding and jitteryness in early a.m. after heart meds had been adj. by doc? 103/56 P 68 Should I notify him?

Symptoms: Yes, not sure what was changed, but when you have new symptoms you should let your doctor know. You should give your doctor a call . ...Read more

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3 weeks ago i started effexor (venlafaxine). Are increasing trouble sleeping, loss of appetite in evenings and mild jitteriness during the day normal?

3 weeks ago i started effexor (venlafaxine). Are increasing trouble sleeping, loss of appetite in evenings and mild jitteriness during the day normal?

Options: Not clear to me if this is increase in preexisting symptoms in which case increase in dose may be indicated. If these are new symptoms since starting effexor, (venlafaxine) then an alternative antidepressant should be considered. Please discuss with your prescribing doc. ...Read more