dystonic reaction

dys·ton·ic re·ac·tion

a state of abnormal tension or muscle tone, similar to dystonia, produced as a side effect of certain antipsychotic medication; a severe form, in which the eyes appear to roll up into the head, is called oculogyric crisis.

dys·ton·ic re·ac·tion

(dis-ton'ik rē-ak'shŭn)
A state of abnormal tension or muscle tone, similar to dystonia, produced as a side effect of certain antipsychotic medication; a severe form, where the eyes appear to roll up into the head, is called oculogyric crisis.
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The possibility of obtundation, seizures, or dystonic reaction of the head and neck following overdose may create a risk of aspiration with induced emesis.
In this paper, we report a case of dystonic reaction after intravenous DKP use.
The said products have caused acute dystonic reaction (involuntary muscle contractions) affecting the muscles of the face, neck and tongue to over 400 patients in the north east region of Congo, said the FDA bulletin signed by Health Secretary Janette Garin, also acting general of the regulatory agency.
Oculogyric dystonic reaction to escitalopram with features of anaphylaxis including response to epinephrine.
Less common adverse events (n=1) were syncope, seizures, transient neutropenia, atrial fibrillation, blurred vision, swelling of the arms , acute dystonic reaction, nocturnal incontinence, exacerbation of asthma, diabetes, erectile dysfunction and delayed ejaculation.
Oculogyric crisis (OGC) is a type of acute dystonic reaction which is usually a side effect of an antipsychotic treatment.
However, she experienced a mild reaction after the second procedure and a severe acute dystonic reaction after the third.
The remaining child had a vague history of paraffin ingestion and signs of a dystonic reaction due to an unknown toxin.
The patient later was released but experienced i a dystonic reaction.
The surgeon attributed this to a dystonic reaction from promethazine, administered a dose of IV diphenhydrAMINE, and admitted the child to a medical-surgical unit.
Hyponatremic signs and symptoms--vomiting, lethargy, jerking movements, rigid extremities, and rolled-back eyes--were mistaken for a dystonic reaction to an antiemetic that had been administered, according to a report in a newsletter of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP Medication Safety Alert
We report a case of a dystonic reaction possibly triggered by propofol, which was managed successfully by turning the patient prone.