neuroleptic agent


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A diagnosis of NMS should be considered for any patient taking any form of neuroleptic agent who presents with fever of unknown origin with or without documented muscle rigidity.
Six (33%) of the 18 patients with DLB exposed to neuroleptic agents had neuroleptic sensitivity reactions.
1) Unlike classic neuroleptic agents, clozapine is not associated with the development of acute extrapyramidal symptoms or tardive dyskinesia.
Among drugs, diethylstilbestrol, anti-epileptic drugs, and neuroleptic agents binding barbiturate or benzodiazepine receptors.
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is a life-threatening neurologic disorder associated with the use of neuroleptic agents.
1] It is a life-threatening neurologic complication associated with the use of neuroleptic agents which is characterized by a distinctive clinical syndrome of fever, muscle rigidity, autonomic nervous system dysfunction and change in mental status.
Concomitant use with dopamine antagonists such as neuroleptic agents is not recommended.