After an extensive workup to rule out infection, the patient was diagnosed as having neuroleptic malignant syndrome
The differential diagnosis includes, but is not limited to, inadequate anesthesia or analgesia, an improper breathing circuit, sepsis, hypoxia, hypercapnia, iatrogenic hyperthermia, heat stroke, the presence of radiologic contrast material in the central nervous system, anaphylaxis, pheochromocytoma, thyroid storm, cerebral ischemia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome
, an d other muscular diseases.
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
associated with olanzapine therapy: A case report.
Additionally, the new criteria, developed using the Delphi technique by a 17-member international expert panel of psychiatrists, neurologists, anesthesiologists, and emergency- medicine specialists convened by the Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
Information Service, will facilitate clinical research, which has been hampered by the lack of universally accepted criteria, said Dr.
However, regardless of the pros and cons of the optimal dose regimen, succinylcholine is contraindicated in several medical conditions, of which neuroleptic malignant syndrome
is a case in point.
Atypical neuroleptic malignant syndrome
associated with aripiprazole.
In any patient with fever who receives antipsychotic therapy and has laboratory evidence of rhabdomyolysis, the possibility of neuroleptic malignant syndrome
(NMS) should be excluded and the antipsychotic therapy discontinued.
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
(NMS) is a rare and potentially fatal side effect reported with RISPERDAL CONSTA and similar medicines.
The development of potentially life-threatening serotonin syndrome or Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
(NMS)-like reactions have been reported during use of serotonergic drugs, including, but not limited to, selective serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants, bupropion, triptans, dietary supplements such as St.
In electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for patients with neuroleptic malignant syndrome
(NMS), the use of suxamethonium is controversial due to the risk of muscle damage, life-threatening hyperkalaemia and arrhythmia (1,2).
Herron died from neuroleptic malignant syndrome
, a rare complication of clozapine.
Many of the neuroleptics have been associated with heat illness, including heat stroke and neuroleptic malignant syndrome