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Glossary for Drugs causing torticollis

Medical terms related to Drugs causing torticollis or mentioned in this section include:

  • Akathisia: A condition characterized by a constant urge to move resulting in the sufferer being unable to sit still. Can be caused by use of anti-psychotic drugs or anti-depressants or can occur spontaneously.
  • Choreoathetoid movements: abnormal movements of the hands, legs
  • Cogwheel rigidity: Rigidity in which the muscles respond with cogwheel-like jerks to the use of force in bending the limb
  • Coma: Loss of consciousness for a long period
  • Drowsiness: Excessive tiredness or sleepiness
  • Drugs causing neck stiffness: Drugs causing neck stiffness refers to a drug ingestion that causes rigidity and discomfort in the neck.
  • Haloperidol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Haloperidol (an antipsychotic drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Metoclopramide -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Metoclopramide during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Torticollis: Twisted neck
  • Wry neck: Twisted neck

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