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669 Possible Causes for Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium, Hallucinations, Palpitations, Slurred Speech

  • Alcohol Abuse

    speech Motor impairment Confusion Memory problems Concentration problems Alcohol poisoning Breathing problems Car crashes and other accidents Risky behavior Violent behavior[itmattersks.org] Ministry of Defence doctors record booze-related ailments including liver disease, hallucinations, heart problems and psychotic issues.[thesun.co.uk] In its most severe form, alcohol withdrawal can be life-threatening.[health.harvard.edu] […] and Detox Six Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms Anxiety: Anxiety, restlessness, irritability, insomnia Head : Headaches, dizziness Chest : Chest tightness, difficulty breathing, palpitations[addictionsandrecovery.org]

  • Narcolepsy-Cataplexy Syndrome

    A subjective sense of clumsiness, slurred speech, weakness, and muscle twitches are reported prior to the attack.[symptoma.com] […] and include pupillary abnormalities, fainting spells, erectile dysfunction, night sweats, gastric problems, low body temperature, systemic hypotension, dry mouth, heart palpitations[patient.info] These medications can produce side effects similar to that of caffeine, such as agitation, nervousness, and palpitations.[my.clevelandclinic.org] Typical symptoms are: the jaw dropping the head slumping down legs collapsing uncontrollably slurred speech double vision or finding it difficult to focus Cataplexy attacks[nhs.uk]

    Missing: Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium
  • Alcohol Withdrawal

    Alcohol withdrawal delirium is associated with significant morbidity and mortality.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These effects lead to the familiar signs of drunkenness: difficulty walking, slurred speech, memory lapses, and impulsive behavior.”[drugrehab.org] […] benzodiazepines is never recommended, as these drugs can cause serious health complications during withdrawal, such as: Insomnia Anxiety Digestive discomfort Headaches Heart palpitations[americanaddictioncenters.org] Even after a month, he continuously presented persecutory delusion, auditory hallucination and cognitive dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Insulinoma

    Slurring of speech, confusion, change of behaviour, truculence. Stupor, coma. Subacute hypoglycaemia Also known as hypoglycaemia unawareness.[patient.info] During the clinical course of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, she had experienced palpitations, cold sweats and faintness between meals that indicated her tumors had attained[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Case presentation: A 35-year-old male had history of night time seizures with hallucinations, delirium and spasms, lasting from 10 minutes to 1.5 hours for about 2 years.[endocrine-abstracts.org] The patients presented with symptoms of sweating, tremors, drowsiness, palpitations, loss of consciousness, abnormal behavior, seizures and weight gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium
  • Hypokalemia

    […] tremens from severe alcohol withdrawal Excess loss of potassium from diarrhea or sweating Copyright Nucleus Medical Media, Inc.[health.cvs.com] […] it may not lead to any significant symptom but if there are symptoms then they include the following: Dysrhythmias, especially in people with heart problems Constipation Palpitations[epainassist.com] A patient can experience psychosis, hallucinations, and depression when their potassium is low.[ausmed.com] If you have muscle cramps , weakness, palpitations, or feel faint and you are taking a diuretic (water pill), contact your healthcare professional or go to an urgent care[emedicinehealth.com]

    Missing: Slurred Speech
  • Barbiturate Withdrawal

    Management of alcohol withdrawal delirium. An evidence-based practice guideline. Arch Intern Med . 2004 Jul 12. 164(13):1405-12. [Medline] .[emedicine.medscape.com] Physical effects can include: Disorientation Respiratory distress Drowsiness/Confusion Cardiac arrest Motor dysfunction Respiratory depression Headache Slowed, slurred speech[addictionhope.com] Patients seeking medical attention usually complain of chest pain, palpitations, and shortness of breath.[medical.tpub.com] Other clinical features like confusion, delirium, auditory and visual hallucinations, hyperpyrexia, circulatory collapse, and dehydration may occur between 48 to 120 hours[symptoma.com]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    withdrawal delirium.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Delirium tremens is the most severe form of withdrawal and manifests with deep confusion, slurred speech, uninhibited behavior, staggering gait, delusions, vivid hallucinations[neuro-la-cote.info] […] the brain Hallucinations Restlessness Seizures Medline Plus’s Medical Encyclopedia also puts forward other symptoms of alcohol withdrawal that may concurrently manifest: Palpitations[orlandorecovery.com] The present association analysis tested the hypothesis that the A10 candidate allele confers vulnerability to alcohol-withdrawal delirium with visual hallucinations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Methods We performed a systematic review of the literature in German and English using the terms alcohol intoxication, alcohol withdrawal delirium, alcoholism, binge drinking[infona.pl] Behavioral changes such as euphoria and aggressiveness, as well as slurred speech, are seen in milder intoxications, which are estimated to occur at blood ethanol concentrations[symptoma.com] Minor withdrawal symptoms include anxiety, nausea, headache, palpitations, tremor, and diaphoresis.[emsreference.com] Hallucinations are typically visual.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Phencyclidine Intoxication

    Alcohol Minor Withdrawal Alcoholic Hallucinosis Withdrawal Seizure Delirium Tremens Time Since Last Drink 6 hours 12 - 24 hours 48 hours 48 - 96 hours Symptoms Trembling Irritability[medbullets.com] Lower doses of phencyclidine produce vertigo, ataxia, nystagmus, mild hypertension, abnormal involuntary movements, slurred speech, nausea, weakness, slowed reaction times[dsm.wikia.com] The most common complaints of ketamine abusers who present themselves to the emergency department are anxiety, chest pain, and palpitations.[aibolita.com] Symptoms in 11 patients suspected of phencyclidine intoxication included violent, aggressive behavior with delusions, hallucinations, agitation, and other signs of toxic psychosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Once you’re chemically dependent on alcohol, you are at risk of the life-threatening side effects of alcohol withdrawal syndrome (seizures, delirium, high blood pressure,[dualdiagnosis.org] These may include inappropriate behavior, unstable moods, impaired judgment, slurred speech, impaired attention or memory, and poor coordination.[mayoclinic.org] It is characterized by an increase in blood pressure, increased palpitations, frequent breathing, tremors of the limbs and tongue, eyelids, and other parts of the body.[tadalafilgen.com] Examples include: Metronidazole : provokes unpleasant symptoms including flushing, palpitations, sweating, dizziness, headache, nausea and vomiting Sedating antihistamines[dermnetnz.org]

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