Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

Modified on 2009/10/14 21:49 by admin
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS) is a potentially fatal complex that is associated with the use of nearly all antipsychotic drugs. Symptoms of NMS include, but are not limited to, acute kidney failure, body temperature in excess of 106 degrees (hyperpyrexia), rigid muscles, irregular pulse or blood pressure, rapid heart beat (tachycardia), and irregular heartbeat.

See Also

  1. Head & Brain Injury
  2. Abilify / Aripiprazole
  3. Risperdal / Risperidone
  4. Seroquel / Quetiapine Fumarate
  5. Trilafon / Perphenazine
  6. Zyprexa / Olanzapine
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