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  • n. Overactive or overresponsive reflexes.


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  • This progresses into "advanced stimulation" in which unresponsiveness, hyperreflexia, status epilepticus, irregular respirations (Cheynes-Stokes), malignant arrhythmias, and hypotension occurs.

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  • According to the SSRI labels, symptoms of serotonin syndrome include mental status changes such as agitation, hallucinations, or coma; autonomic instability like tachycardia, labile blood pressure and hyperthermia; neuromuscular aberrations such as hyperreflexia and incoordination, and gastrointestinal symptoms of nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

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  • Caffeinism usually combines physical addiction with a wide range of unpleasant physical and mental conditions including nervousness, irritability, anxiety, tremulousness, muscle twitching (hyperreflexia), insomnia, and heart palpitations.

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  • Toxicity can result in delirium, hyperreflexia, convulsions, and coma.

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  • Some patients have an idiosyncratic response to cyclic antidepressants that are potent serotonin uptake blockers e.g., fluoxetine and develop a syndrome characterized by restlessness, hyperreflexia, myoclonus, insomnia, diaphoresis, nausea, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps.

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  • On urodynamic study, detrusor hyperreflexia (DH) with high-pressure voiding was present in six, detrusor areflexia (DA) in four, normal study in one and increased PVR urine in the remaining patients.

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  • If signs or symptoms of serotonin syndrome, such as cognitive dysfunction, hyperpyrexia, hyperreflexia, and incoordination occur, discontinuation of one or both agents should be considered.

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  • Symptoms of this condition include severe pain in the middle back area extending to the chest, loss of function and coordination of the lower extremities, hyperreflexia, muscle spasms and severe pain at night.

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  • Usually, bouts of hyperreflexia don’t harm the fetus.

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  • There’s a chance you’d experience what we call autonomic hyperreflexia, uncontrolled reflex motion.

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