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252 Possible Causes for Hypernatremia, Muscle Twitch

  • Bicarbonate

    We should keep in mind that acute hypernatremia and CPM can be associated with intravenous sodium bicarbonate therapy, and that CPM due to acute hypernatremia may be effectively[] Symptoms of Alkalosis • Confusion(can progress to stupor or coma) • Hand tremor • Light-headedness • Muscle twitching • Nausea, vomiting • Numbness or tingling in the face[] […] and fast-twitch fibres?[]

  • Lithium Toxicity

    Care must be taken to avoid hypernatremia in patients with nephrogenic diabetes insipidus as toxicity will worsen.[] There may be tremors in the hand, muscle twitches, slurring of speech, eye movements that are uncontrollable, alterations in the level of consciousness and even coma.[] . • Avoid onset of hypernatremia. • Hemodialysis  In general, consider dialysis in patients with chronic toxicity and serum lithium concentrations higher than 4mEq/L; also[]

  • Acute Kidney Failure

    Hypernatremia is a less common complication of acute kidney injury, but may develop during the diuretic phase of recovering acute tubular necrosis (ATN) or in the setting[] twitching or muscle cramps Itchy skin, or your breath or body smells like urine Behavior changes, confusion, disorientation, or seizures How is AKI diagnosed?[] ., hyperkalemia, hyperphosphatemia, hypermagnesemia, hyponatremia, hypernatremia, metabolic acidosis) is important.[]

  • Conn Syndrome

    […] a cause of primary hyperaldosteronism and is the result of an aldosterone producing adenoma (APA) aldosterone secretion,supressed renin activity, hypernatremia, HTN hypokalemia[] […] tissues of the body, muscle twitching, temporary paralysis, chest pain, possible heart palpatations, and others.[] :D The N's are for sodium - Hypernatremia! The C makes a K for potassium, which is less than the number of N's, therefore, hypokalemia! Also, Na is sodium.[]

  • Hypernatremia

    Hypernatremia is primarily caused due to significant decrease in total body water. Due to this reason, hypernatremia often corresponds with dehydration.[] ., exercise, exertion) Severe burn Sweating Hypernatremia is associated with the same symptoms as hyponatremia , and also causes the following: Delerium Irritability Muscle[] Mainly, people are thirsty, and if hypernatremia worsens, they may become confused or have muscle twitches and seizures.[]

  • Cyclobenzaprine

    Laboratory studies revealed hypernatremia (154 mEq/L) and lactic acidosis (arterial pH 7.27, anion gap 20, lactate level 10.1 mmol/L).[] twitching numbness , tingling, pain, or weakness in hands or feet pounding heartbeat problems in speaking trembling trouble sleeping unpleasant taste or other taste changes[] . • Central Nervous System : Seizures, incoordination, speech disorder, tremors, increased muscle tone, convulsions, muscle twitching, disorientation, depressed mood, abnormal[]

  • Alkalosis

    Idiopathic adipsic hypernatremia (AH) is a rare disorder associated with hypokalemia and alkalosis.[] People may have irritability, muscle twitching, muscle cramps, or even muscle spasms. Blood is tested to diagnose alkalosis.[] Amyloidosis, unspecified E86 Volume depletion E86.9 Volume depletion, unspecified E87 Other disorders of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance E87.0 Hyperosmolality and hypernatremia[]

  • Metabolic Alkalosis

    Hypernatremia is accompanied by metabolic alkalosis and an increase in pH.[] Muscle twitching is also called muscle fasciculation. Twitching involves small muscle contractions in the body.[] Concomitant severe metabolic alkalosis, hypernatremia, and kidney failure pose a therapeutic challenge.[]

  • Hypokalemia

    Increased sodium (hypernatremia) in the blood occurs whenever there is excess sodium in relation to water.[] A larger decrease can cause muscle weakness, cramping, twitches, and even paralysis. Abnormal heart rhythms may develop.[] Hyperaldosteronism Associations : Elevated blood pressure /- moon facies or edema /- hypernatremia Pathophysiology : Excess mineralocorticoid activity of aldosterone results[]

  • Penicillin G

    […] hematuria, proteinuria, urogenic bladder, erectile dysfunction, priapism, nephropathy, renal failure Hematologic: hemolytic anemia, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia Metabolic: hypernatremia[] […] weakness; red or pink urine, dark colored urine; swelling in your hands or feet; muscle twitching , seizures (convulsions); or signs of an electrolyte imbalance--dry mouth[] . • Monitor patient closely for possible hypernatremia (with sodium) or hyperkalemia (with potassium). • Patients with poor renal function are predisposed to high blood levels[]

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