22 relations: Akathisia, Anticholinergic, Antipsychotic, Biperiden, British National Formulary, Cycrimine, Dystonia, Hydrogenation, Hypokinesia, Idiopathic disease, Intramuscular injection, Intravenous therapy, Medication, Methanol, Parkinson's disease, Parkinsonism, Physostigmine, Schizophrenia, Tachycardia, Tardive dyskinesia, Tremor, Trihexyphenidyl.
Akathisia is a movement disorder characterized by a feeling of inner restlessness and inability to stay still.
An anticholinergic agent is a substance that blocks the neurotransmitter acetylcholine in the central and the peripheral nervous system.
Antipsychotics, also known as neuroleptics or major tranquilizers, are a class of medication primarily used to manage psychosis (including delusions, hallucinations, paranoia or disordered thought), principally in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Biperiden, sold under the brandname Akineton among others, is a medication used to treat Parkinson disease and certain drug-induced movement disorders.
The British National Formulary (BNF) is a United Kingdom (UK) pharmaceutical reference book that contains a wide spectrum of information and advice on prescribing and pharmacology, along with specific facts and details about many medicines available on the UK National Health Service (NHS).
Cycrimine (trade name Pagitane) is a central anticholinergic drug designed to reduce the levels of acetylcholine in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder syndrome in which sustained or repetitive muscle contractions result in twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal fixed postures.
Hydrogenation – to treat with hydrogen – is a chemical reaction between molecular hydrogen (H2) and another compound or element, usually in the presence of a catalyst such as nickel, palladium or platinum.
Hypokinesia refers to decreased bodily movement.
An idiopathic disease is any disease with an unknown cause or mechanism of apparently spontaneous origin.
Intramuscular (also IM or im) injection is the injection of a substance directly into muscle.
Intravenous therapy (IV) is a therapy that delivers liquid substances directly into a vein (intra- + ven- + -ous).
A medication (also referred to as medicine, pharmaceutical drug, or simply drug) is a drug used to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent disease.
Methanol, also known as methyl alcohol among others, is a chemical with the formula CH3OH (a methyl group linked to a hydroxyl group, often abbreviated MeOH).
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that mainly affects the motor system.
Parkinsonism is a clinical syndrome characterized by tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity, and postural instability.
Physostigmine (also known as eserine from éséré, the West African name for the Calabar bean) is a highly toxic parasympathomimetic alkaloid, specifically, a reversible cholinesterase inhibitor.
Schizophrenia is a mental disorder characterized by abnormal social behavior and failure to understand reality.
Tachycardia, also called tachyarrhythmia, is a heart rate that exceeds the normal resting rate.
Tardive dyskinesia (TD) is a disorder that results in involuntary, repetitive body movements.
A tremor is an involuntary, somewhat rhythmic, muscle contraction and relaxation involving oscillations or twitching movements of one or more body parts.
Trihexyphenidyl (Artane, Apo-Trihex, Parkin, Pacitane), also known as benzhexol, Artane, and trihex, is an antiparkinsonian agent of the antimuscarinic class.
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