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Neuroleptic malignant syndrome induced by metoclopramide.

Authors
  • Donnet, A1
  • Harle, J R
  • Dumont, J C
  • Alif Cherif, A
  • 1 Clinique de Neurologie, CHU Timone, Marseille, France. , (France)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1991
Volume
45
Issue
10
Pages
461–462
Identifiers
PMID: 1820178
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) associated with metoclopramide is rare. NMS probably results from neuroleptic-induced dopamine receptor blockade. We describe a case and have found only seven reports of metoclopramide-induced NMS in the literature.

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