Disease Information for REM Behavior disorder/RBD

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Inattention
Insomnia
Nightmares/excess dreaming (Paroniria)
Sleep walking
Violent behavior/Aggressive
Nocturia
AM/exhaustion,non-refreshing sleep
Nocturnal awakenings Events Phenomenon
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disease crisis/flare/attacks
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Test/Sleep Study Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Absence seizure
Convulsions (grand mal)
Narcolepsy
Associated Disease & Complications
REM Behavior disorder/RBD
Sleep Fragmentation
Synonym/REM sleep disorder/Dyscontrol episodes
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Narcoleptic tetrad/NAR/CAT/SP/HH
Process
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
BEHAVIOR DIS RAPID EYE MOVEMENT SLEEP, BEHAVIOR DIS REM, Behavior Disorder Rapid Eye Movement Sleep, Behavior Disorder REM, Behavior Disorders REM, RAPID EYE MOVEMENT SLEEP BEHAVIOR DIS, Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder, Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder (disorder), Rapid eye movement sleep behaviour disorder, REM BEHAVIOR DIS, REM Behavior Disorder, REM Behavior Disorders, REM SLEEP BEHAVIOR DIS, REM Sleep Behavior Disorder, REM sleep behaviour disorder, REM sleep disorder, Synonym/REM syndrome
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Clonazepam (Klonopin)
Other Treatments
TX/Restraint
Definition

REM behavior disorder is automatic behavior events often combative especially at night; sleepwalking is a variant but purposful activity is seen; usually bed partners are at risk; see with narcolepsy and sleep disorders but also with parkinson"s disease, dementias, tricyclics and fluoxetine and subarachnoid hemorrhage; treatable with clonazepam (Klonopine hs)

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