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Neuroleptic malignant syndrome

Causes of Neuroleptic malignant syndrome:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Neuroleptic malignant syndrome. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Neuroleptic malignant syndrome Treatments

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Medications or substances causing Neuroleptic malignant syndrome:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Neuroleptic malignant syndrome as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Chlorpromazine Hydrochloride
  • Ormazine
  • Chlorprothixine
  • Taractan
  • Thorazine
  • Acetophenazine Maleate
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Drug interactions causing Neuroleptic malignant syndrome:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Neuroleptic malignant syndrome as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Lithium and Clozapine interaction
  • Carbolith and Clozapine interaction
  • Cibalith-S and Clozapine interaction
  • Duralith and Clozapine interaction
  • Eskalith and Clozapine interaction
  • Eskalith CR and Clozapine interaction
  • Liskomium and Clozapine interaction
  • more interactions...»

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome: Comorbid Symptoms

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Neuroleptic malignant syndrome: Deaths

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Causes of Neuroleptic malignant syndrome listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Neuroleptic malignant syndrome as a symptom include:

Article Excerpts about Neuroleptic malignant syndrome

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome is a life-threatening, neurological disorder most often caused by an adverse reaction to neuroleptic or antipsychotic drugs. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome is a life-threatening, neurological disorder most often caused by an... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Neuroleptic malignant syndrome:

A potentially fatal syndrome associated primarily with the use of neuroleptic agents (see ANTIPSYCHOTIC AGENTS) which are in turn associated with dopaminergic receptor blockade (see RECEPTORS, DOPAMINE) in the BASAL GANGLIA and HYPOTHALAMUS, and sympathetic dysregulation. Clinical features include diffuse MUSCLE RIGIDITY; TREMOR; high FEVER; diaphoresis; labile blood pressure; cognitive dysfunction; and autonomic disturbances. Serum CPK level elevation and a leukocytosis may also be present. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1199; Psychiatr Serv 1998 Sep;49(9):1163-72)
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Detailed list of causes of Neuroleptic malignant syndrome

The list below shows some of the causes of Neuroleptic malignant syndrome mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Neuroleptic malignant syndrome?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Of the 12 causes of Neuroleptic malignant syndrome that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 11 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Neuroleptic malignant syndrome:

The following list of conditions have 'Neuroleptic malignant syndrome' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Medical Conditions associated with Neuroleptic malignant syndrome:

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