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neuroleptic

[‚nu̇r·ō′lep·tik]
(pharmacology)
A drug that is useful in the treatment of mental disorders, especially psychoses.
Pertaining to the actions of such a drug.
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Table 1 DSM-IV Criteria for Diagnosing Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (4) 1.
Patients with neuroleptic malignant syndrome histories: What happens when they are rehospitalized?
Trollor JN Chen X and Sachdev PS (2009) Neuroleptic malignant syndrome associated with atypical antipsychotic drugs.
Combination of Steven-Johnson syndrome and neuroleptic malignant syndrome following carbamazepine therapy: a rare occurrence.
Catatonia and neuroleptic malignant syndrome represent two life-threatening medical conditions; therapeutic success is related indissolubly to early and correct diagnosis.
This case is unusual in that it is one of the most severe form of neuroleptic malignant syndrome with autonomic instability and respiratory compromise and patient remained on ventilator for more than 5 weeks.
A diagnosis of neuroleptic malignant syndrome related to haloperidol (day 2; cumulative dose: 10 mg) was considered because of the patient's rigidity, fever, and rhabdomyolysis.
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome associated with atypical antipsychotics in paediatric patients: a review of published cases.
6) Reflexes are normal in anticholinergic syndrome, and are absent or hypoactive in neuroleptic malignant syndrome and malignant hyperthermia.
An atypical course of neuroleptic malignant syndrome.