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What are the symptoms of neuroleptic malignant syndrome?
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Gregory Blair
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Fever, stiff muscles
Fever, stiff muscles, changes in personality and thinking, and autonomic instability (racing heart, low or high blood pressure, sweating, leaking urine.
..) are symptoms of neuroleptic malignant syndrome. This is a very serious and life-threatening reaction to treatment with antipsychotic medications or withdrawal from certain medications.

In brief: Fever, stiff muscles
Fever, stiff muscles, changes in personality and thinking, and autonomic instability (racing heart, low or high blood pressure, sweating, leaking urine.
..) are symptoms of neuroleptic malignant syndrome. This is a very serious and life-threatening reaction to treatment with antipsychotic medications or withdrawal from certain medications.
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