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Synonyms for rigidity

Synonyms for rigidity

the physical property of being stiff and resisting bending

the quality of being rigid and rigorously severe

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Table 19: Incidence of EPS Compared to Placebo in the Adjunctive Therapy Bipolar Depression Studies LATUDA Placebo 20to 120 mg/day (N=334) (N=360) Adverse Event Term (%) (%) All EPS events 13 24 All EPS events, excluding 9 14 Akathisia/ Restlessness Akathisia 5 11 Dystonia * <1 1 Parkinsonism ** 8 13 Restlessness <1 4 Note: Figures rounded to the nearest integer * Dystonia includes adverse event terms: dystonia, oculogyric crisis, oromandibular dystonia, tongue spasm, torticollis, and trismus ** Parkinsonism includes adverse event terms: bradykinesia, cogwheel rigidity, drooling, extrapyramidal disorder, glabellar reflex abnormal, hypokinesia, muscle rigidity, parkinsonism, psychomotor retardation, and tremor
However, cogwheel rigidity remained minimally improved and respiration was irregular.
A 78-year-old woman with idiopathic Parkinson disease diagnosed one year before had mild cogwheel rigidity worse on the left side and intermittent pill-rolling tremors mainly in the left hand.
Patients with PD also may have cogwheel rigidity, a masked face, and trouble rising from a chair.
Patients with PD have other associated symptoms and signs, such as cogwheel rigidity, a masked face, and trouble rising from a chair.
On admission, he was febrile, had altered mental status, osciliopsia, and cogwheel rigidity.