Q: All of the following can be used in Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS) except
Objective of above question is to identify the drugs which are commonly get prescribed in ICU and may cause NMS. Commonly known implicated drugs causing NMS are haloperidol, fluphenazine, chlorpromazine, clozapine, risperidone, olanzapine, metoclopramide, promethazine and few others. It is of utmost importance to know that NMS can occur after a single dose of these drugs. As expected, higher doses and parenteral administrations are relatively at higher risk.
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