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Are there any long term effects from nms? Neuroleptic malignant syndrome? My husband had it 3 years ago and hasn't been the same since.

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: NMS

What symptoms is he having now?.
What medications is he on?. Discuss with his doc.

In brief: NMS

What symptoms is he having now?.
What medications is he on?. Discuss with his doc.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: I am so sorry to

Hear of this. Did he suffer from renal failure? I don't know what medical sequel-la he currently has but some people who have had an episode of neuroleptic malignant syndrome deverlop permanent ataxia, dementia or parkinsonism. He could develop a recurrence of sxs if treated with the same medication again.
Please ensure that he is seen by a good neurologist (if he has neuro sxs). Take care.

In brief: I am so sorry to

Hear of this. Did he suffer from renal failure? I don't know what medical sequel-la he currently has but some people who have had an episode of neuroleptic malignant syndrome deverlop permanent ataxia, dementia or parkinsonism. He could develop a recurrence of sxs if treated with the same medication again.
Please ensure that he is seen by a good neurologist (if he has neuro sxs). Take care.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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