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Single dose levosulpiride induced acute dystonic reaction

 Department of Emergency Medicine, Dr DY Patil Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Suhrith Bhattaram,
Department of Emergency Medicine, Dr DY Patil Medical College, Pimpri, Pune - 411 018, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/mjdrdypu.mjdrdypu_736_21

Movement disorders are a common presentation to the emergency department. Acute dystonic reactions pose a serious medical challenge because they are often under or misdiagnosed. This case report deals with an acute dystonic reaction following a single dose of oral levosulpiride presenting with torticollis, tongue protrusion, and truisms which resolved rapidly with the administration of intravenous promethazine.

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