Fuller and Sajatovic (2001) reported the following dangers of lithium combined with other psychotropic medications: tricyclic antidepressants, SSRIs, and Haldol (haloperidol) use with lithium increases the risk of neurotoxicity; concomitant Thorazine (chlorpromazine) use may increase serum concentrations of both medications; and concomitant use of MAOIs increase the risk of fatal malignant hyperpyrexia
Hospital admission was usually prompted by a sudden worsening of cervical phlegmon along with general deterioration and hyperpyrexia
Thyroid storm, or thyrotoxic crisis, is an uncommon and severe form of hyperthyroidism, manifesting clinically as the triad of altered mental status, hyperpyrexia
, and adrenergic activation (tachycardia, high-output cardiac failure, and gastrointestinal dysfunction).
Concurrent use of ephedra and monoamine oxidase inhibitors can result in life-threatening hyperpyrexia
, hypertension, and coma.
All pregnant women with hyperpyrexia
should be tested, and if necessary treated, for malaria in the Bulawayo area, and indeed in all areas where malaria is endemic in Africa.
Just 7% - six people - died from Ecstasy poisoning and a further 25 people died as a result of other causes, such as a heart attack, trauma, drowning or hyperpyrexia
(a condition where the body temperature rises about 41.
A few days later, the patient developed bilateral lung infiltrates, hyperpyrexia
, and enterococcal septicemia followed by severe hypotension, and he died.
3) ([section]) Other Hyperpyrexia
Core body temperature 4 (8.
The hyperthermic complications of MDMA use are well known--exertional hyperpyrexia
and serotonin syndrome, although the two may overlap.
Anaesthetic-induced malignant hyperpyrexia
and a method for its prediction.
Hemolysis and hyperkalemia complicate malignant hyperpyrexia
during anesthetic death.
If signs or symptoms of serotonin syndrome, such as cognitive dysfunction, hyperpyrexia
, hyperreflexia, and incoordination occur, discontinuation of one or both agents should be considered.