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3,590 Possible Causes for Agitation, Giddiness and Lightheadedness, Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration

  • Hypotension

    Clinical presentation was hoarseness, aspiration pneumonia and hypoxemia requiring ventilatory support.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: Expert consensus panels have recommended risperidone as first-line treatment for agitation of psychiatric origin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common reported toxicities with SCB use based on studies using Texas Poison control record are tachycardia, agitation and irritability, drowsiness, hallucinations[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hyperventilation

    […] or giddiness, profuse perspiration, and tingling sensations in the fingertips, face, or toes.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] It is accompanied by agitation and a sense of terror or by symptoms of chest pain, paresthesias (peripheral and perioral), peripheral tetany (eg, stiffness of fingers or arms[msdmanuals.com] […] or outright panic attacks. [1] Excessively rapid breathing creates low levels of carbon dioxide in your blood, which can lead to dizziness, fainting, weakness, confusion, agitation[wikihow.com]

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  • Acute Hyperventilation

    Patients with acute hyperventilation syndrome (HVS) may present with agitation and anxiety.[emedicine.medscape.com] Symptoms of Acute HVS are often more dramatic than Chronic HVS and may include breathlessness or the inability to catch one’s breath, agitation, rapid and/or deep breathing[ndhealthfacts.org] It is accompanied by agitation and a sense of terror or by symptoms of chest pain, paresthesias (peripheral and perioral), peripheral tetany (eg, stiffness of fingers or arms[merckmanuals.com]

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  • Substance Abuse Problems

    Milder symptoms such as agitation, restlessness, and insomnia are more common.[emedicine.medscape.com] Impaired judgment Slowed thought processes Psychosis Poor concentration Suicidal ideation Difficulty focusing attention Memory loss Hallucinations Psychosocial symptoms : Agitation[crestwynbh.com] Stimulants (including Ritalin, Concerta, Adderall, Dexedrine): Dilated pupils, reduced appetite; agitation, anxiety, irregular heartbeat, high body temperature; insomnia,[helpguide.org]

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  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    […] or giddiness, profuse perspiration, and tingling sensations in the fingertips, face, or toes.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Dependence in Activities of Daily Living ADLs Inability to Initiate Meaningful Activities Anxiety Spatial Disorientation Rejection of Care Food Refusal Insomnia Apathy and Agitation[books.google.com] Clinical History Patients with acute hyperventilation syndrome (HVS) may present with great agitation and anxiety.[unp.me]

    Missing: Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration
  • Hypoglycemia

    BACKGROUND: Postprandial hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia (PHH) is an increasingly recognized complication of gastric bypass surgery in obese adults, distinct from the "dumping syndrome". CASE PRESENTATION: Upon birth, primary repair of esophageal atresia was performed, and at the age of 14 months definite esophageal[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Sedation for Control of Agitation Extreme agitation in acutely intoxicated methamphetamine users may pose a significant danger to staff, other patients, as well as patients[calsprogram.org] Anxiety and agitation Cardiovascular collapse has been precipitated by severe agitation requiring physical restraints.[clinicaladvisor.com] Agitation or persisting seizures in patients with amphetamine toxicity requires generous titration of benzodiazepines and a calm soothing environment.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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  • Asthma

    These properties render it particularly promising for the management of severe agitation in children admitted to the ED with acute asthma exacerbation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 34-year-old female nurse rapidly developed shortness of breath, cough, and agitation after denatonium benzoate fit testing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the most severe form of acute asthma, patients may struggle for air, act confused and agitated, and pull off their oxygen, stating, "I can’t breathe."[emedicine.medscape.com]

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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] Ibrahim contends that it’s both safe and effective in treating agitation. The physicians at St.[todayshospitalist.com] He received intravenous fluids and tapering dosages of lorazepam to control agitation and rigidity, and recovered with no significant sequelae after 8 days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Anxiety Disorder

    […] history of panic disorder and one patient with a history of generalized anxiety disorder were treated with buspirone and experienced an increase in their anxiety levels, agitation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some of the most common anxiety symptoms include irrational feelings of fear, dread, or danger tension worry physical symptoms such as agitation, trembling, nausea, hot or[health.harvard.edu] . † Behavioral adverse effects (eg, disinhibition, agitation) are common but are usually mild to moderate.[merckmanuals.com]

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