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Nineteen patients with the diagnosis of neuroleptic malignant syndrome were included in the study.
A case of neuroleptic malignant syndrome: in vitro muscle comparison with malignant hyperthermia.
Keywords * Neuroleptic malignant syndrome * Olanzapine * Drug-related side effects
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is an uncommon but potentially fatal idiosyncratic reaction to neuroleptics, characterized by a distinctive clinical syndrome of mental status change, rigidity, fever, and dysautonomia (1).
--a previous episode of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome in the patient's history,
Hinterhuber, "The neuroleptic malignant syndrome and its differentiation from lethal catatonia," Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, vol.
The Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS) was first described in 1960 [1, 2]; it has a low incidence (0.5 to 3%) in patients with use of neuroleptic drugs [3], having an increased risk with typical antipsychotic drugs versus atypical antipsychotics, with mortality reaching 10% [4, 5].
(1.) Carroll BT and Suber SA (2009), the problem of atypical neuroleptic malignant syndrome. A case report, Psychiatry 6:45-47
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS) is an idiosyncratic and potentially life-threatening reaction to neuroleptic drugs.
Torres, "Catatonia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and cotard syndrome in a 22-year-old woman: a case report," Case Reports in Psychiatry, vol.
The five PLP-dependent enzymes--glutamate decarboxylase, arginine decarboxylase, histamine decarboxylase, aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase, and sulfoalanine decarboxylase are unrivaled in the variety of reactions they catalyze." Carbidopa may induce life-threatening events, including myocardial infarction, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, agranulocytosis, hemolytic and nonhemolytic anemia, gastrointestinal bleeding, thrombocytopenia, hypokalemia, and 90 other syndromes.
In rare cases it can cause neuroleptic malignant syndrome and symptoms of stiffness, fever and confusion.