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What does NMS stand for?

NMS stands for Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome


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In 2009, the patient was admitted for the third time for a period of 5 months, during which he developed neuroleptic malignant syndrome while receiving a combination of sodium valproate and high doses of haloperidol.
Case reports indicate that all combined therapies with the exception of ziprasidone raise the risk of potentially fatal adverse events, including encephalopathy, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, neutropenia, and neuroleptic malignant syndrome.
BOSTON -- Clinical application of the first consensus-based criteria for neuroleptic malignant syndrome should expedite the diagnosis of the life-threatening complication of antipsychotic drug treatment by replacing current "ad hoc approaches," Dr.
Like similar drugs, it has many other serious potential risks, including strokes, heart problems, high blood sugar and diabetes, suicide, seizures, fainting, a drop in infection-fighting white blood cells, sedation and impaired thinking, and neuroleptic malignant syndrome, a life-threatening neurological disorder.