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298 Possible Causes for Agitated Delirium, Insomnia, Rigor

  • 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] Individuals however, tend to suffer from insomnia, fatigue and irritability for several months.[symptoma.com] Anticonvulsants seem to have limited side effects, although adverse effects are not rigorously reported in the analysed trials.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] […] pinpoint pupils) seizures (overdose is life-threatening) for heroin use, look for track marks (needle injections) treatment pharmacologic Withdrawal presentation anxiety, insomnia[medbullets.com] Overdose can also cause stroke (usually hemorrhagic), seizures, muscle rigidity, and hyperthermia ( 40 C); all of these effects may precipitate rhabdomyolysis, which can lead[merckmanuals.com]

  • 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] Second-wave effects may include agitation, depression, dysphoria, drug cravings, general central nervous system depression, fatigue, insomnia, and nervousness.[hiredpower.com] rigidity, or hyperactivity Seizures usually brief and self-limited Coma resulting from intracranial hemorrhage, post-ictal state, or hyperthermia Respiratory Pulmonary edema[calsprogram.org]

  • Barbiturate Withdrawal

    Benzodiazepines occasionally fail to control alcohol withdrawal, and may promote agitated delirium.[emcrit.org] Insomnia. Anxiety. Depression.[withdrawal.net] Elderly patients must be carefully monitored for confusion, agitation, delirium, and excitement if they take barbiturates.[minddisorders.com]

  • Cocaine Abuse

    It is an agitated confusional state associated with potentially lethal hyperthermia.[bestpractice.bmj.com] There are a number of cocaine withdrawal symptoms such as exhaustion, anxiety, mood swings, insomnia, the intense craving for more cocaine and irritability just to name a[addictionhope.com] These programs may last for several months or even longer, and they may be as intensive as inpatient treatment or less rigorous, depending on the needs of the addict.[addiction-treatment.com]

  • Lysergic Acid Diethylamide Poisoning

    Insomnia. Decreased appetite. Dry mouth. Tremors. Seizures.[drugabuse.com] These results indicate that when administered safely in a methodologically rigorous medically supervised psychotherapeutic setting, LSD can reduce anxiety [ 13 ]. 2) Enhances[selfhacked.com] Insomnia. Blurred vision . Raised body temperature. Weakness. A distorted sense of time. Visual hallucinations. Mixed senses (for example, “seeing” sounds).[drugabuse.com]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    Uncomplicated Withdrawal Shakes Sweating Nausea/Vomiting Mood disturbance Hyperacusis Autonomic symptoms Agitation Delirium Tremens (DTs) Delirium tremens is a delirium specifically[medrevise.co.uk] Clinical characteristics include CONFUSION; DELUSIONS; vivid HALLUCINATIONS; TREMOR; agitation; insomnia; and signs of autonomic hyperactivity (e.g., elevated blood pressure[ebi.ac.uk] The type of seizure that occurs — known as a grand mal or generalized tonic-clonic seizure — produces indicators such as: Full-body muscle rigidity Loss of bowel and bladder[recoveryranch.com]

  • Substance Abuse Problems

    Alcohol withdrawal may involve delirium tremens, extreme agitation and seizures 39 .[americanaddictioncenters.org] Milder symptoms such as agitation, restlessness, and insomnia are more common.[emedicine.medscape.com] RAND reprints were formally reviewed in accordance with the publisher's editorial policy and compliant with RAND's rigorous quality assurance standards for quality and objectivity[rand.org]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    , delirium and coma ( Endotext - Graves Disease , CMAJ 2003;168:575 ) In severe thyrotoxicosis, death may be secondary to cardiac failure, shock and multiple organ failure[pathologyoutlines.com] However, in the longer term, less desirable symptoms, such as muscle weakness, insomnia and trembling can also result.[thyroid-info.com] Some investigators suggest that the upper limit of normal for serum TSH concentration should be 2.5 mIU/L 11 in a population rigorously screened to exclude thyroid disease[doi.org]

  • 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] A 75-year-old man who had undergone left upper lobectomy of the lung exhibited fever and insomnia on postoperative day (POD) 1 and muscle rigidity, autonomic instability,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (62.1 %) and in patients with catatonia were mutism (78.0 %), rigor (73.0 %), stupor (54.0 %), and agitation (49.0 %).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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