Disease Information for Hyperserotoninemia/serotonin syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Akinetic rigid frozen Posture
Paroxysmal Shivering
Rigors/Shaking chills
Teeth Chattering
Uncontrollable Shaking
Red/erythema skin discoloration
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Diaphoresis profuse/active sweating/acute
Erythroderma
Excess Sweating Children
Facial erythema
Facial flushing/Beet red
Flushing
Flushing/upper body
Hyperhidrosis/Chronic sweating excess
Sweating Excess Perspiration
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Pain Crampy
Acute Diarrhea
Diarrhea
Diarrhea, explosive
Diarrhea, fulminant
Rigidity/Muscle/movement
Bruxism/Teeth grinding
Drooling
Excess salivation/hypersalivation
Foaming/Frothing at the mouth
Sialorrhea/Ptyalism
Hypertonia
Muscle stiffness/rigidity
Active reflexes
Acute ataxia
Clonus
Confusion/Disoriented
Delirium
Delirium/Agitated delirium
Hyperreflexia/DTRs increased
Intoxicated state/ataxia/slurred speech
Myoclonus/Myoclonic jerks on exam
Nocturnal Myoclonus
Seizures
Slurred Speech/Acute
Staggering Gait
Tremor
Agitation
Chronic/recurrent anxiety
Manic behavior
Chills
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Intoxication/overdose syndrome
Restlessness/Anxiousness
Shivering
Mydriasis/wide pupils
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Heat stroke
Hypomania
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
Tetanus
Associated Disease & Complications
Convulsions (grand mal)
Drug induced Inappropriate ADH syndrome/SIADHS
Drug induced tremor/movement disorder
Dyskinesia
Hallucinations
Hyperpyrexia
Hyperserotoninemia/SSRI toxicity
Hyperthermia
Inappropriate ADH secretion syndrome
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
Serotonin SSRI/St Johns Wort syndrome
Syncope/Fainting
Akinetic Rigid Syndrome
Ataxia Disorder
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
DRUG/Serotonin reuptake inhibitor/CNS effect
DRUG/Lowers seizure threshold
Toxin
TOXIN/Causes Flushing/Redness
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Propranolol (Inderal)
RX/Tramadol (Ultram)
Definition

Hyperserotonin effects from overdose of SSRI and other anti reuptake drugs such as st johns wort,ecstacy, tramadol and others; hyperthermia, rigidity, syncope occur

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