Neuroleptic malignant syndrome precipitated by haloperidol following clozapine discontinuation

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Mendhekar, D. N, Jiloha, R. C and Duggal, Harpreet S (2005) Neuroleptic malignant syndrome precipitated by haloperidol following clozapine discontinuation. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 39 (10). pp. 947-948. ISSN 0004-8674

Abstract

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) has rarely been associated with discontinuation of atypical antipsychotics. We describe a case of NMS precipitated by a single dose of parenteral haloperidol in a patient who had abruptly discontinued clozapine.

Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/2769
Official URL http://informahealthcare.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/j.144...
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 1109 Neurosciences
Keywords ResPubID16573, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, haloperidol, discontinued clozapine
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