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Causes of Delirium

Causes of Delirium

Delirium can be caused by dementia and other mental illnesses, severe brain infection, drug abuse and old age.

List of causes of Delirium

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Delirium) that could possibly cause Delirium includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Delirium

Causes of Delirium (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Delirium that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Delirium: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Delirium, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Delirium:

Delirium: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Delirium: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Delirium:

Causes of Broader Categories of Delirium: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Delirium as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Delirium as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Delirium. Our database lists the following as having Delirium as a complication of that condition:

Delirium as a symptom:

Conditions listing Delirium as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Delirium. Our database lists the following as having Delirium as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Delirium:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Delirium as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.


Drug interactions causing Delirium:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Delirium as a symptom.

The list below is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Parnate and tranylcypromine sulfate interaction
  • Amitriptyline and monoamine oxidase inhibitor interaction
  • Clomipramine and monoamine oxidase inhibitor interaction
  • Dothiepin and monoamine oxidase inhibitor interaction
  • Doxepin and monoamine oxidase inhibitor interaction
  • more interactions...»

Medical news summaries relating to Delirium:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Delirium:

Related information on causes of Delirium:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Delirium may be found in:

 

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