neuroleptic malignant syndrome

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neu·ro·lep·tic ma·lig·nant syn·drome

n. síndrome maligno de neurolepsis causado por el uso de agentes neurolépticos y que se manifiesta en síntomas de hipertermia, pérdida del conocimiento y otras reacciones graves relacionadas con el sistema nervioso central que pueden ocasionar la muerte.
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Risk of malignant hyperthermia among patients with neuroleptic malignant syndrome and their families.
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) was observed in a patient with depot injection of a typical antipsychotic, zuclopenthixol.
Keywords * Neuroleptic malignant syndrome * Olanzapine * Drug-related side effects
Some of the dangerous side effects are hypoglycemia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, seizures, and increased risk of death and cerebrovascular events in elderly patients with dementiarelated psychosis (Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology, prescriber's guide, 5th edition).
An international consensus study of neuroleptic malignant syndrome diagnostic criteria using the Delphi method.
At the same time, the neuroleptic malignant syndrome was coined; it featured numerous similarities with the catatonic syndrome, and a series of recent research studies suggest a potential common origin of the two nosological entities.
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is a rare, but potentially life-threatening adverse reaction to antipsychotic drugs and other dopamine-modulating agents.
In 2009, the patient was admitted for the third time for a period of 5 months, during which he developed neuroleptic malignant syndrome while receiving a combination of sodium valproate and high doses of haloperidol.
Case reports indicate that all combined therapies with the exception of ziprasidone raise the risk of potentially fatal adverse events, including encephalopathy, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, neutropenia, and neuroleptic malignant syndrome.
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is a life-threatening neurologic disorder associated with the use of neuroleptic agents.