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Common Side Effects: Monitoring and Management Recommendations

Extrapyramidal Side Effects Antipsychotic-induced EPS may occur acutely or after long-term treatment. First-generation antipsychotics, in particular high-potency neuroleptics, are more likely than second-generation antipsychotics to cause EPS when the drugs are used at usual therapeutic doses. However, as can be noted in Table Selected side effects of commonly used antipsychotic medications, considerable variation in the… Read More »

Multiple Sclerosis and Pain

Multiple sclerosis () is a progressive disease. It is characterized by initial destruction of myelin and eventually axons and cell bodies. It can affect any part of the central nervous system (CNS). It is well established that multiple sclerosis is a painful condition. There are varying reports of the incidence of pain such as: •… Read More »