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Orofacial dyskinesia induced by nasal Ritalin(R) (methylphenidate) sniffing: A rare case report from Switzerland.
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PMID:  23174746     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ritalin® (methylphenidate) is an amphetamine-like prescription stimulant commonly used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adults. Recently, the recreational use of Ritalin has increased, particularly among young adults. Well-known symptoms of intoxication include signs of sympathetic nervous stimulation, such as agitation, anxiety, tachycardia, hypertension, headache, tremor, and dizziness. This case report describes oral dyskinesia as a rare presentation of Ritalin intoxication, with the review of pathophysiology and some epidemiological data.
Authors:
G Marti; K Fattinger; H Zimmermann; A Exadaktylos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Human & experimental toxicology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1477-0903     ISO Abbreviation:  Hum Exp Toxicol     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9004560     Medline TA:  Hum Exp Toxicol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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1Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Berne, Switzerland.
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