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356 Possible Causes for Akathisia

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Integumentary Excessive sweating Rash, pruritus Abscess, cellulitis Gastrointestinal Abdominal pain Nausea/vomiting Constipation/diarrhea Jaundice Rectal pain Psychiatric Akathisia[] […] mouth”) Dental abscess Cardiovascular Tachycardia Hypertension Murmur Pulmonary Tachypnea Wheezing Central nervous system Hyperthermia Confusion Focal deficits Seizures Coma Akathisia[]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    SHERSTEN KILLIP, M.D., M.P.H., JOHN M. BENNETT, M.D., M.P.H., and MARA D. CHAMBERS, M.D., University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky Am Fam Physician. 2007 Mar 1;75(5):671-678. Patient information: See a related handouts on this topic at . The prevalence of iron deficiency anemia is 2 percent in adult men, 9 to 12 percent[…][]

  • Dementia

    Nurse managers checked lists of psychomotor adverse effects, including 13 items describing pseudoparkinsonism, akathisia, acute dystonic reaction and tardive dyskinesia.[]

  • Restless Legs Syndrome

    […] basis of RLS and akathisia.[] However, the underlying causes and appropriate treatments for akathisia and RLS are different.[] Due to the clinical commonalities of akathisia and RLS, we investigated the behavior of LLFR in patients with akathisia aiming to understand pathophysiology of akathisia.[]

  • Agitated Depression

    […] and akathisia present at the same time, which is very difficult to determine in everyday clinical practice.[] The authors describe two cases of tardive akathisia following metoclopramide therapy, in which there were concomitant symptoms of agitated depression.[] It should be used only with caution in the treatment of agitated depressions, as it can cause akathisia as a side effect, which could worsen the agitation.[]

  • Extrapyramidal Disorder

    These symptoms include: Akathisia. Akathisia is a condition of motor restlessness.[] This volume discusses the extensive clinical boundaries of acute dystonias, drug-induced parkinsonism, akathisia and tardive dyskinesia, providing demographic and epidemiological[] Possible Saphris side effects in Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-02 Patient: Reactions: Akathisia, Myalgia, Extrapyramidal Disorder[]

  • Drug-induced Dystonia

    AKATHISIA The word akathisia is a derivative of the Greek word meaning "not to sit."[] Akathisia reactions occur as a subjective experience of motor restlessness.[] Delayed onset of involuntary contractions of muscle groups (tardive dystonia) or motor restlessness (tardive akathisia) Medication-induced postural tremor Tremor that occurs[]

  • Orofacial Dyskinesia

    The term "tardive dyskinesia" was first introduced in 1964 and is now commonly used to identify any tardive movement disorder, including stereotypy, akathisia , dystonia,[] Akathisia Akathisia refers to complex movements such as tics, compulsions, and mannerisms that are stereotypic and usually relieved when executing a motor act.[] […] therapy and is clinically similar to acute akathisia. 2 Medication-induced postural tremor is expressed as a fine tremor that occurs when the patient attempts to maintain[]

  • Antidepressant Toxicity

    Tardive Dyskinesia/Dystonia, Parkinsonism & Akathisia S SRI & SSNRI antidepressants induced side-effects (Iatrogenic Extrapyramidal Symptoms) are recognized to be similar[] […] secondary to urinary retention Neuro: Initially altered mental status including delirium and agitation followed by lethargy and stupor, seizure activity, myoclonus, dystonia, akathisia[] Akathisia can be described as a subjective sense of unease and motor restlessness. It can be misinterpreted as increasing agitation or anxiety.[]

  • Insomnia

    Serious adverse events identified from case reports included fatal hepatotoxicity, restless legs syndrome, akathisia, and weight gain.[] Acute akathisia associated with quetiapine use. Psychosomatics 2005 ; 46: 291 – 301. DOI 10.1176/appi.psy.46.4291 Google Scholar Crossref Medline ISI 24.[] Acute akathisia associated with quetiapine use . Psychosomatics 2005 ; 46: 291 – 301 . DOI 10.1176/appi.psy.46.4291 Google Scholar Crossref Medline ISI 24.[]

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