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Drug induced movement disorder

Symptoms of Drug induced movement disorder

The following features are indicative of Drug induced movement disorder:
  • bradykinesia
  • limb stiffness
  • mask-like facies
  • lower-limb movements
  • shuffling of leg
  • tardive dystonia
  • muscle rigidity
  • tremor
  • bradykinesia
  • postural abnormalities
  • salivation

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Common Causes of Drug induced movement disorder

The following are the most common causes of Drug induced movement disorder:
  • use of serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
  • antidepressants drug
  • antipsychotics drug
  • antiepileptics drug
  • antimicrobials drug
  • antiarrhythmics drug

Prevention of Drug induced movement disorder

Yes, it may be possible to prevent Drug induced movement disorder.

Occurrence of Drug induced movement disorder

Common Age Group

Drug induced movement disorder can occur at any age.

Common Gender

Drug induced movement disorder can occur in any gender.

Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Drug induced movement disorder

The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Drug induced movement disorder:
  • Cerebrospinal fluid analysis: To measure chemicals in the fluid
  • Electroencephalogram: To check for the presence of seizures
  • Brain MRI (Magnetic resonance imaging): To check for brain damage or abnormality

Complications of Drug induced movement disorder if untreated

It is not know if Drug induced movement disorder causes complications if left untreated.

Alternative Medicine for Treatment of Drug induced movement disorder

The following alternate medicine and therapies are known to help in the treatment or management of Drug induced movement disorder:
  • CBT (Cognitive behavioral therapy): To improve mental health using psycho social intervention
  • Physiotherapy: To treat the severe conditions of disease

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Last updated date

This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
This page provides information for Drug induced movement disorder.

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