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1,091 Possible Causes for Agitated Delirium, Antipsychotic Agent, Asymmetric Nipples

  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

    Muscular rigidity Sweating High fever Instability of the autonomic nervous system Unstable blood pressure Changes in cognition Agitation Delirium Coma Neuroleptic Malignant[schmidtlaw.com] Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is a life threatening neurologic emergency associated with neuroleptic or antipsychotic agent use.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] delirium, and may progress to lethargy or unresponsiveness (reflecting encephalopathy).[msdmanuals.com]

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  • Drug-induced Delirium

    Medications that are often used to treat agitated delirium include haloperidol , thioridazine and risperidone .[minddisorders.com] […] and antipsychotic agents for agitation, seizure activity, and tremors.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Agents presenting moderate delirium risk include alphablockers, antiarrhythmics, antipsychotics, beta-blockers, digoxin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and postganglionic[pharmacytimes.com]

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  • Heat Stroke

    Hot weather August 2016 The Oregonian/OregonLive/File No. 1: It can alter your mental state Heatstroke can cause confusion, agitation, slurred speech, irritability, delirium[oregonlive.com] Neuroleptic and anticholinergic agents have long been associated with heat alteration, but there are few reports involving the newer antipsychotic agents.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Altered mental state or behaviour: Some patients of heatstroke may present seizures, delirium, confusion, agitation, slurred speech, irritability, and coma with a heat stroke[symptoma.com]

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  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Patients with evidence of end-organ damage, focal neurological deficits, arrhythmias, delirium, or uncontrolled agitation should be admitted for observation.[clinicaladvisor.com] Atypical antipsychotic agents can be used for adjunctive therapy when high doses of benzodiazepines do not adequately control symptoms.[brainprotips.com] In some situations, the use of benzodiazepines may not be sufficient to control the patient’s agitation, and an antipsychotic agent may be added as adjunct therapy.[calsprogram.org]

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  • Alcohol Withdrawal

    A significant number of patients with terminal cancer experience terminal restlessness or an agitated delirium in the final days of life.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Antipsychotics, particularly haloperidol, are the most commonly used drugs for delirium and the most studied.[bmj.com] In addition, other agents such as anticonvulsants and antipsychotics have been used.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Hyponatremia

    agents, or it may be due to nausea or stress-induced ADH secretion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) during treatment with the antipsychotic agents haloperidol and quetiapine.[jgmh.org] Antihypertensive agents ACEI; Amlodipine Antipsychotic drugs Phenothiazines; Butyrophenones Diuretics Thiazides; Indapamide; Amiloride; Loop diuretics Proton pump inhibitors[ec.bioscientifica.com]

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  • Crack Ingestion

    […] if refractory to sedation: verapamil 5mg IV, or adenosine 6-12 mg IV Electrical cardioversion if unstable Seizures and agitated delirium 5 mg diazepam IV q2-5min until seizures[lifeinthefastlane.com] […] differential diagnosis for: Wide complex QRS (drugs that block sodium channels) : TCA’s Type 1a and 1c antidysrhythmics Cocaine Diphenhydramine Hypoglycemia : Oral hypoglycemic agents[canadiem.org] , delirium, psychosis, muscle rigidity, or hyperactivity Seizures usually brief and self-limited Coma resulting from intracranial hemorrhage, post-ictal state, or hyperthermia[calsprogram.org]

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  • Delirium

    To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our cookies policy Close Intended for healthcare professionals Education Delirium and agitation...[bmj.com] Eventually, the delirium improved with the use of antipsychotic agents, and the patient was discharged to a skilled nursing facility.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For other cases, antipsychotic agents have a more favorable risk–benefit ratio.[nejm.org]

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  • Head Injury

    Sedation can be effectively titrated until this activity is reduced to normalcy using continuous infusion of sedative agents, while ensuring patient comfort under paralysis[emedicine.medscape.com] Different classifications and combinations of sedatives, analgesics, or antipsychotics can be tried until the combination that brings about the most appropriately calm cerebral[emedicine.medscape.com]

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  • Bipolar Disorder

    It is typical for dementia or delirium to be associated with nighttime agitation and confusion in patients ("sundowning").[web.archive.org] Although more controlled trials are needed, mood stabilizers and atypical antipsychotic agents are generally considered the first line of treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Those drugs include lithium salts, valproic acid, carbamazepine, new antiepileptic drugs, basically lamotrigine and atypical antipsychotic agents (olanzapine, risperidone,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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