Extrapyramidal side effects

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Medical Definition of Extrapyramidal side effects

Extrapyramidal side effects: Physical symptoms, including tremor, slurred speech, akathesia, dystonia, anxiety, distress, paranoia, and bradyphrenia, that are primarily associated with improper dosing of or unusual reactions to neuroleptic (antipsychotic) medications.


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Reviewed on 1/24/2017

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