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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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Neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Med Clin North Am 1993; 77(1): 185-202.
Patients with neuroleptic malignant syndrome histories: What happens when they are rehospitalized?
(1.) Berman, B.D., Neuroleptic malignant syndrome: a review for neurohospitalists.
Lee, "Neuroleptic-induced catatonia: clinical presentation, response to benzodiazepines, and relationship to neuroleptic malignant syndrome," Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, vol.
Raguram, "The neuroleptic malignant syndrome: an Indian experience," Comprehensive Psychiatry, vol.
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome with metoclopramide overdose coexisting with Clostridium difficile diarrhea.
Keywords: Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Electroconvulsive therapy.
A prospective analysis of 24 episodes of neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Am J Psychiatry 1989;146:717-25.
In recent years, CK elevations related to use of atypical antipsychotics have been reported in several case studies in the absence of neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Two of them were about rhabdomyolysis due to quetiapine overdose (6,7).
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.