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Catalepsy Summary

Description: A condition characterized by inactivity, decreased responsiveness to stimuli, and a tendency to maintain an immobile posture. The limbs tend to remain in whatever position they are placed (waxy flexibility). Catalepsy may be associated with PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS (e.g., SCHIZOPHRENIA, CATATONIC), nervous system drug toxicity, and other conditions.

Also Known As: Anochlesia; Anochlesias; Catalepsies; Flexibilitas, Cerea; Flexibilities, Waxy Show All >>

Networked: 2014 relevant articles (81 outcomes, 195 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Catalepsy

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Haloperidol (Haldol) : 31 outcomes 70 studies in 852 results : FDA 107 Generic
  2. Levodopa (L Dopa) : 6 outcomes 5 studies in 42 results : FDA 31 Generic
  3. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) : 6 outcomes 4 studies in 40 results : FDA 2 Generic
  4. Dopamine (Intropin) : 4 outcomes 23 studies in 217 results : FDA 36 Generic
  5. Amphetamine (Amfetamine) : 3 outcomes 11 studies in 105 results : FDA 15 Generic
  6. Morphine (MS Contin) : 3 outcomes 8 studies in 140 results : FDA 37 Generic
  7. Reserpine (Serpasil) : 3 outcomes 8 studies in 76 results : FDA 101
  8. Raclopride : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 55 results : IBA
  9. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics) : 2 outcomes 7 studies in 109 results : IBA
  10. Dopamine Receptors (Dopamine Receptor) : 2 outcomes 7 studies in 73 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Catalepsy

  1. Hypothermia
  2. Parkinson Disease (Parkinson's Disease)
  3. Parkinsonian Disorders (Parkinsonism)
  4. Tremor (Tremors)
  5. Muscle Rigidity
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Key Therapies for Catalepsy

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  1. Analgesia : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 105 results
  2. Injections : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 54 results
  3. Oral Administration : 2 outcomes in 7 results
  4. Hypnosis (Mesmerism) : 1 outcome 1 study in 11 results
  5. Intraperitoneal Injections : 1 outcome in 8 results
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