drug-induced parkinsonism


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drug-induced parkinsonism

[¦drəg in¦düst ′pärk·ən·sən‚iz·əm]
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Other forms of the disease include vascular Parkinsonism, thought to be caused by hypertension and diabetes, drug-induced Parkinsonism, which is most often a result of neuroleptic drugs used to treat psychotic disorders, and inherited Parkinson's, which is passed through family members.
Procyclidine is an anticholinergic drug principally used for the treatment of Drug-induced Parkinsonism, Parkinson disease and others.
The differential diagnoses for Parkinsonism include normal aging, drug-induced Parkinsonism, Parkinson-plus (progressive supranuclear palsy, corticobasal degeneration, multiple system atrophy), vascular Parkinsonism, normal pressure hydrocephalus.
Drug-induced Parkinsonism was observed in 10 patients (7.
METOZOLV ODT should be used with caution in patients showing acute dystonic reactions, drug-induced Parkinsonism, or other extrapyramidal symptoms; neuroleptic malignant syndrome; with a prior history of depression; hypertension; congestive heart failure and ventricular arrhythmia.
The false-positive diagnosis is generally due to vascular parkinsonism, essential tremor, drug-induced parkinsonism, or other neurodegenerative disorders that include parkinsonism as one of the clinical features, such as multisystem atrophy, progressive sopranuclear palsy, and dementia.
Unfortunately, it may not be possible to answer their question, but there are a few known reasons for its existence - one of them drug-induced Parkinsonism.
Of those "other" conditions, one of them is drug-induced parkinsonism.

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