By probing why some patients developed NMS and others not, they identified the administration of neuroleptic drugs
to patients with a catatonic illness as the major culprit.
Though the use of neuroleptic drugs
in alcohol withdrawal is not uncommon, it may be argued that the use of clothiapine is misplaced in a routine regimen.
Other forms of the disease include vascular Parkinsonism, thought to be caused by hypertension and diabetes, drug-induced Parkinsonism, which is most often a result of neuroleptic drugs
used to treat psychotic disorders, and inherited Parkinson's, which is passed through family members.
Tardive dyskinesia is a rare and permanent side-effect of neuroleptic drugs
, which include some of the older antipsychotics as well as some old-fashioned anti-nausea drugs.
The neuroleptic drugs
"induce a brain pathology, similar in kind to encephalitis lethargica and Parkinson's disease.
go by trade names such as Thorazine, Haldol, Seroquel, Zyprexa, Risperdal, and many others.
2] receptors) reduced the volume of water consumed but increased chewing behavior, which led the authors to conclude that schedule-induced polydipsia could be a good model to evaluate neuroleptic drugs
owing to its sensitivity to the extrapyramidal effects produced by these substances.
She's had electroshock therapy and been prescribed many neuroleptic drugs
TD is a neurologic condition caused by prolonged use of neuroleptic drugs
, such as antipsychotics.
Iam writing to highlight what I believe to be a scandal, concerning the prescription of neuroleptic drugs
to people with dementia.
A number of causative factors have been found to induce parkinsonism similar to that of idiopathic PD, including vascular insults to the brain, repeated head trauma, neuroleptic drugs
, and manganese toxicity (Adler 1999).
A possible major side effect of antipsychotic therapy is tardive dyskinesia (TD), a neurologic syndrome caused by the long-term use of neuroleptic drugs
such as antipsychotics.