Disease Information for Withdrawal syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Brief Blood pressure increase/sign:
High blood pressure/sign
Hyperdynamic circulatory status/signs
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Sweating Excess Perspiration
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Pain Crampy
Diffuse Abdominal Pain
Poorly Localized Abdominal Pain
Hypertonia
Abnormal movements/involuntary
Action Tremor
Active reflexes
CNS stimulation symptoms
Confusion/Disoriented
Delirium
Delirium/Agitated delirium
Dizziness/Dizzy
Exaggerated physiologic tremor (14Hz)
Excitement
Headache
Hypereactive/on exam
Hyperreflexia/DTRs increased
Insomnia
Irritability/short tempered
Myoclonus/Myoclonic jerks on exam
Seizures
Tremor
Tremor in Elderly
Tremor,fine
Agitation
Delusions
Manic behavior
Short attention span
Nervousness/excitability/hyperactive adult
Pain to light touch
Pain without findings
Restlessness/Anxiousness
Lacrimation/excess tearing
Mydriasis/wide pupils
Overbrightness of light perception
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Recent grand-mal seizure
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Agoraphobia
Anxiety disorder/panic attacks
Convulsions (grand mal)
Hyperserotoninemia/SSRI toxicity
Panic disorder
Pheochromocytoma
Seizure disorder (epilepsy)
Thyrotoxic crisis
Associated Disease & Complications
Back spasms/severe
Convulsions (grand mal)
Drug induced Psychosis/toxic psychosis.
Drug induced Seizures
Drug induced tremor/movement disorder
Hallucinations
Hypertension
Metabolic encephalopathy
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
Psychosis
Secondary Psychosis/Symptomatic
Sleep Fragmentation
Toxic psychosis
Withdrawal syndrome
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/On medications/medication
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Withdrawal/habituation effect
DRUG/Lowers seizure threshold
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Epileptiform/epileptic disorder
Pathophysiology/Neuromuscular irritability
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Sedation
Definition

Physiological and psychological symptoms associated with withdrawal from the use of a drug after prolonged administration or habituation. The concept includes withdrawal from smoking or drinking, as well as withdrawal from an administered drug.

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