anti psych that causes NMS (neuroleptic malignant syndrome)
chlorpromazine, haloperidol, and fluphenazine, can cause NMS
tx of NMS
dantrolene and dopamine agonists
associated w Lithium use during 1st trimester.
Ebstein's anomaly is a rare congenital heart condition that is characterized by the deformity of the tricuspid valve with apical displacement (downward displacement) of the septal and posterior leaflets, causing them to adhere to the right ventricle wall. The right ventricle is thus divided into two parts: (1) the atrialized (thinned) part, which is the proximal part of the right ventricle that is now continuous with the enlarged right atrium, and (2) the functional right ventricle, which is a small chamber composed of the infundibular and apical portions of the right ventricle
pt medication history is significant for a drug that inhibits dihydrofolate reductase (metatoraxate) .Co-administration of what drug could decrease this patient's adverse effects?
hep C tx
Ribavirin inhibits inosine monophosphate dehydrogenase, thereby inhibiting nucleotide formation. It is used to treat hepatitis C. Ribavirin is associated with hemolytic anemia