drug-induced parkinsonism


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drug-induced parkinsonism

a reversible syndrome with the clinical features of Parkinson's disease but caused by the acetylcholine-dopamine imbalance of antipsychotic drugs. See also parkinsonism.
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Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) may be an extreme variant of drug-induced parkinsonism or catatonia.
8] Drug-induced parkinsonism is similar to Parkinson's disease, except that it tends to be more symmetrical and is associated with a more rapid and postural tremor.
They are particularly helpful in reducing drug-induced parkinsonism.
Other less common Parkinsonian Syndromes include multiple system atrophy (MSA), Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), and drug-induced Parkinsonism.
However, asymmetrical signs may suggest the development of idiopathic Parkinson's disease in addition to long-standing drug-induced Parkinsonism.
Non-PD parkinsonism including vascular parkinsonism, drug-induced parkinsonism, multiple system atrophy, progressive supranuclear palsy, and other parkinsonism types was diagnosed according to descriptions published previously [19].
WASHINGTON -- The diagnosis of drug-induced parkinsonism often gets missed, even by neurologists, according to an informal study of patients at one movement disorder clinic presented at the World Parkinson Congress.
WASHINGTON -- Even neurologists are missing the diagnosis of drug-induced parkinsonism, according to an informal study of patients at one movement disorder clinic presented at the World Parkinson Congress.
Overall, 8% (23 of 304 patients) of all new patients with parkinsonian symptoms seen in the movement-disorders program at Emory University, Atlanta, between January 2004 and January 2006 were diagnosed with drug-induced parkinsonism (DIP), said Dr.
METOZOLV ODT should be used with caution in patients showing acute dystonic reactions, drug-induced Parkinsonism, or other extrapyramidal symptoms; neuroleptic malignant syndrome; with a prior history of depression; hypertension; congestive heart failure and ventricular arrhythmia.
HIV-infected patients are also very susceptible to drug-induced parkinsonism.
The improvement came without the side effects commonly triggered by other atypical antipsychotics like clozapine and risperidone, and without the drug-induced parkinsonism associated with conventional medications like haloperidol, said Dr.

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