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Letter to the Editor: Beware of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome in COVID-19 Pandemic

Letter to the Editor: Beware of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome in COVID-19 Pandemic

| July 1, 2021

Dear Editor: I read with great interest the recent article by Buttar et al1 detailing fatal consequences of the chronic neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) from the United States. The authors prescribed the challenges of treating psychiatric patients with the possibility of NMS. They also indicated that ethnic groups concerning metabolic enzyme polymorphisms for antipsychotics, such […]

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Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome: Can Be an Unrecognized Chronic Fatal Disease

Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome: Can Be an Unrecognized Chronic Fatal Disease

| October 1, 2020

by Kulwant Buttar, MD; Eileen Trigoboff, RN, DNS; and Jeffery J Grace, MD Dr. Buttar is with the Buffalo Psychiatric Center in Buffalo New York. Dr. Trigoboff is with the School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the State University of New York at Buffalo, and in […]

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A Look at Genetic Linkage between Clozapine-induced Agranulocytosis, Malignant Hyperthermia, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, and Statin-induced Myopathy

A Look at Genetic Linkage between Clozapine-induced Agranulocytosis, Malignant Hyperthermia, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, and Statin-induced Myopathy

| November 1, 2019

by Nitin Pothen, MD; Shveta Kansal, MD; Theodor Rais, MD; Stacy Doumas, MD; and Ramon Solhkhah, MD Dr. Pothen and Dr. Kansal are with Ocean Medical Center, Hackensack Meridian Health in Brick, New Jersey. Dr. Rias is with Firelands Regional Health System-Sandusky in Sandusky, Ohio, and Mercy Health-St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio. Dr. […]

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Atypical Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Precipitated By Clozapine And Quetiapine Overdose: A Diagnostic Challenge

Atypical Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Precipitated By Clozapine And Quetiapine Overdose: A Diagnostic Challenge

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

By David Choon Liang Teo, MBBS, MRC Psych (UK), FAMS (Psychiatry); Hon Khuan Wong, MBBS; Sheng Neng Tan, MBBS, MMED (Psychiatry), FAMS (Psychiatry) Drs. Teo, Wong and Tan are with the Department of Psychological Medicine, Changi General Hospital, Singapore. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors report no conflicts of interest […]

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