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1,204 Possible Causes for Electrolyte Imbalance, Tremor

  • Dementia

    It may progress to severe memory loss, confusion, hallucinations, delusions, tremors, impaired speech, motor dysfunction and difficulty in eating.[symptoma.com] Metabolic disturbances: Confusion and appetite, sleep, and emotional changes can be caused by medical conditions including renal and liver failure, electrolyte imbalances[caregiver.org] Treatment varies by disorder, but some treatments (for example, stopping infections, correcting electrolyte or glucose levels) may rapidly reverse the dementia symptoms.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Lithium Toxicity

    Despite regular clinic follow-ups and blood monitoring, he recently developed tremors and delirium.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Its adverse effects of dehydration and serum electrolyte imbalances are widely known.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Treatment is essentially the same as that used in barbiturate poisoning: 1) gastric lavage, 2) correction of fluid and electrolyte imbalance and 3) regulation of kidney functioning[allnurses.com]

  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

    Other extrapyramidal movement disorders such as tremor and cogwheel phenomena are also frequently present.[ccforum.com] .  Supportive care – mainstay of management  Aggressive fluid resuscitation  Monitoring and correction of electrolyte imbalances.  Cooling measures (eg: cooling blankets[slideshare.net] imbalance and myoglobinemia with the possibility of myoglobinuric acute renal failure.[signavitae.com]

  • Lithium

    Tremor is a common adverse effect associated with lithium at both therapeutic and toxic serum levels.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Treatment is essentially the same as that used in barbiturate poisoning: 1) gastric lavage, 2) correction of fluid and electrolyte imbalance, and 3) regulation of kidney function[rxlist.com] Despite regular clinic follow-ups and blood monitoring, he recently developed tremors and delirium.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    The characteristic tremor is an intention tremor: at rest there is no tremor, but when you ask the patient to extend their hands or arms you will see a fine motor tremor ([emergencymedicinecases.com] I nfectious (encephalitis, meningitis, UTI, pneumonia) W ithdrawal (alcohol, barbiturates, benzodiazepines) A cute metabolic disorder (electrolyte imbalance, hepatic or renal[fammedref.org] Patients at greatest risk for death are those with extreme fever, fluid and electrolyte imbalance, or an intercurrent illness, such as occult trauma, pneumonia, hepatitis[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Loop Diuretic

    Confusion, tremors, seizures Hyperactive DTRs Insomnia Increased pulse and BP Muscle cramps What are some of the major signs and symptoms of hypokalemia?[quizlet.com] Secondary end points were electrolyte imbalance, change in creatinine levels, tinnitus or hearing loss, and days of hospitalization.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] imbalances, ototoxicity).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    One patient showed tremorous movement, and the other choreiform movement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Epidermal splitting occurs in the granular layer of the epidermis and therefore the systemic impact of dehydration and/or imbalance of electrolytes is usually not severe.[apps.who.int] Treatment approaches should include administration of fluids, treatment of electrolyte and acid-base imbalances, antibiotic therapy, early and aggressive surgical consultation[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Ataxia

    The patient was a 53-year-old female farmer with severe tremor in the upper limbs at rest that worsens with movement, tremor in the jaw and tongue, and generalized cerebral[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For example, some causes of ataxia may be reversible (electrolyte imbalance, exposure to certain chemicals) so the prognosis is good while others (genetic, irreversible alcohol[medicinenet.com] Seizures, sensorineural deafness, ataxia, mental retardation, and electrolyte imbalance (SeSAME syndrome) caused by mutations in KCNJ10.[ijponline.biomedcentral.com]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal

    Finally, we evaluated different methods of combining the data from the two hands for obtaining a single tremor rating estimate, and found that simply averaging the tremor[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] People coming off extended binges can have severe dehydration and electrolyte imbalances.[choosehelp.com] These complications include gastritis, gastrointestinal bleeding, liver disease, cardiomyopathy, pancreatitis, neurological impairment, electrolyte imbalances, and nutritional[mdedge.com]

  • Tricyclic Antidepressant

    […] to have occurred more frequently and also worsened at week 2 in the group given desipramine included dizziness, dry mouth/thirstiness, lightheadedness, jittery feelings/tremors[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] May be administered with or without cathartic (eg, Sorbitol 70%), except in young pediatric patients, where electrolyte imbalance may be of concern.[emedicine.medscape.com] Later you may experience tremors and muscle spasms or seizures, confusion, delirium, hallucinations, very high fever, rapid heart rate, high blood pressure, seizures and coma[anti-depressants.com]

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