Characteristics of Serotonin Syndrome and Other Hyperthermic ...
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Characteristics of Serotonin Syndrome and Other Hyperthermic Syndromes 

Serotonin Syndrome

 - SSRIs, second-generation antidepressants, MAOIs, linezolid, tramadol, meperidine, fentanyl, ondansetron, sumatriptan

 - Hypertension, hyperreflexia, tremor,clonus, hyperthermia, hyperactive bowel sounds, diarrhea, mydriasis, agitation

Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

 - D2-blocking antipsychotics

 - Acute severe parkinsonism; hypertension, hyperthermia, normal or reduced bowel sounds; onset over 1-3 days

Malignant hyperthermia

 - Volatile anesthetics, succinylcholine

 - Hyperthermia, muscle rigidity, hypertension, tachycardia; onset within minutes



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