Risperdal Side Effects: Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome NMS

Written by Margaret Wommack

Risperdal is an atypical anti-psychotic drug that balancesrepparttar levels of dopamine and serotonin inrepparttar 148803 brain. It helps to stabilize patients with mental illness includingrepparttar 148804 manic stages of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. However Risperdal has been prescribed not just for people with mental illness, but also for children andrepparttar 148805 elderly who have behavioral and conduct disorders and for autism. Studies have only approved Risperdal for use with adults, not children. Children on Risperdal could retain lasting side effects.

Side effects of Risperdal can include abdominal pain, vomiting, dry mouth, agitation, aggression, anxiety, chest pain, coughing, involuntary movement, nasal inflammation, lack of coordination, dizziness, dry skin, weight gain, rapid heart beat, fainting, seizures, trouble swallowing, vision problems, tremors, lethargy, joint pain, respiratory infection, impotence, heavy menstruation, and many many others. However an even more serious side effect of Risperdal is stroke. Risperdal related strokes have killed 16 people and injured many others. Also, Risperdal has been shown to cause Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS). NMS is a syndrome that causes respiratory failure, cardiovascular collapse, myglobinuric renal failure, arrhythmias, rhabdomyolysis, pneumonia, seizures or diffuse intravascular coagulation and is sometimes fatal.

Houston Plastic Surgeon

Written by Margaret Wommack

If you live in Houston Texas and you are looking for a plastic surgeon, then you’re not alone. Houston is one ofrepparttar major cities where people go to enhance their appearance. In Houston, there is a range of experienced and innovative doctors you can choose from who will best fit your needs.

Some clinics focus on a single area of body enhancement while others have a broader selection, but no matter what type of surgery you want done, you will be sure to find a good cosmetic surgeon in Houston. Top rated Houston plastic surgeons include

• Capriotti Laser Cosmetic Surgery Center

• Ermosa Centre

• Franklin A. Rose, M.D.

• Freeman Center for Cosmetic Surgery

• Gerald W. Johnson, M.D.

• Thomas C. Weiner, MD, FACS

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