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161 Possible Causes for Digitalis Toxicity, Dyspnea, Weight Loss

  • Anemia

    […] of appetite, weight loss, fatigue and anemia, per the CDC. — Maggie O'neill, Health.com, "What Is Hookworm?[merriam-webster.com] Acute anemia presents with symptoms owing to acute blood loss; chronic anemia may present with worsening fatigue, dyspnea, lightheadedness, or chest pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] months Leukemia, myelofibrosis Usually spontaneous, but rates are increased in patients with prior radiation exposure or chemotherapy Anemia causes pallor, fatigue, and dyspnea[aafp.org]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Roflumilast in particular was associated with weight loss during the trial period and an increase in insomnia and depressive mood symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] MEASUREMENT OF DYSPNEA IN COPD Section: The two purposes of measuring dyspnea are: to differentiate between patients who have less dyspnea and those who have more dyspnea[dx.doi.org] Severe cases may be complicated by weight loss, pneumothorax, frequent acute decompensation episodes, right heart failure, and acute or chronic respiratory failure.[web.archive.org]

  • Obesity

    weight loss.[doi.org] It is likely that obesity modifies the clinical picture of COPD because of its effects on the perception of dyspnea and exercise tolerance.[doi.org] Significant weight loss was observed with any low-carbohydrate or low-fat diet. Weight loss differences between individual named diets were small.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Morbid Obesity

    loss with exercise, and commercially and medically approved diet plans, but have not achieved lasting weight loss may be candidates for bariatric surgery.[web.archive.org] We present a 17 year-old woman, with a previous genetic diagnosis of Prader-Willi syndrome and BMI of 74 Kg/m(2), that was admitted in anasarca, with marked cyanosis, dyspnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Early in pregnancy, the alveolar ventilation is increased and pregnant women have a sense of dyspnea.[bariatrictimes.com]

  • Cardiac Amyloidosis

    Dyspnea, weakness, edema of the extremities, arrhythmias, and weight loss are some of the most common cardiac-related symptoms.[symptoma.com] Digoxin is to be used with caution as amyloidosis patients are at increased risk of digitalis toxicity, due to its affinity for amyloid fibrils.[romanianjournalcardiology.ro] The usual cardiac symptoms noted in patients with amyloidosis include dyspnea, peripheral edema, and palpitations secondary to arrhythmias.(1) Chest pain secondary to myocardial[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Amyloidosis

    MGUS and myeloma patients that have atypical features, including unexplained weight loss; lower extremity edema, early satiety, and dyspnea on exertion should be considered[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] loss, and GI symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Presentations can include fatigue, dyspnea, lack of appetite, tingling, weight loss, numbness, decreased appetite, enlarged tongue and general swelling.[symptoma.com]

  • Pulmonary Disorder

    Pulmonary rehabilitation programs help people avoid weight loss and maintain muscle mass.[msdmanuals.com] Wheezing can be a physical finding or a symptom and is usually associated with dyspnea.[msdmanuals.com] Some people report swelling of the ankles, feet or legs; unexplained weight loss; and decreased muscle endurance as the disease progresses.[dignityhealth.org]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    loss; psychomotor agitation or retardation; muscular weakness, respiratory depression, chest pain, or cardiac arrhythmias; and confusion, seizures, dyskinesias, dystonias[dsm.wikia.com] Toxic concentrations of digitalis can cause nearly every known arrhythmia.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Depending on the route of administration, signs and symptoms of MA overdose include:[4,5] Chest pain Arrhythmias Hypertension or Hypotension Difficult or labored breathing (Dyspnea[methoide.fcm.arizona.edu]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    loss 4.5 kg in 5 days in response to treatment Minor criteria: · Bilateral ankle edema · Nocturnal cough · Dyspnea on ordinary exertion · Hepatomegaly · Pleural effusion[medicalcriteria.com] toxicity, and hemodynamic abnormalities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Features due to left heart failure: Dyspnea, orthopnea and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea: These symptoms develop due to congestion of the lungs.[symptoma.com]

  • Heart Failure

    loss 4.5 kg in 5 days in response to treatment Minor criteria: · Bilateral ankle edema · Nocturnal cough · Dyspnea on ordinary exertion · Hepatomegaly · Pleural effusion[medicalcriteria.com] toxicity.[emedicine.medscape.com] We introduced oxycodone for medically refractory dyspnea instead of morphine because of the patient's renal insufficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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