Hyperthermia caused by drug interactions and adverse reactions

Mary S. Paden, Lucy Franjic, S. Eliza Halcomb

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Drug-induced hyperthermic syndromes are similar to heat illness. The purpose of this article is to discuss the drugs associated with the development of these syndromes and to review their pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and management.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1035-1044
Number of pages10
JournalEmergency Medicine Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 1 2013


  • Drug-induced heat illness
  • Malignant hyperthermia
  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
  • Serotonin syndrome


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