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A 29-year-old man is brought into the ED by
his sister, who indicates that the patient has
been extremely agitated and has not moved his
head for nearly an hour. She notes that he currently
lives at home with her, after a monthlong
stay in a psychiatry facility for schizophrenia.
She provides a list of his medications,
which she updated this morning after his psychiatrist
increased the dosage of one of his
medications. Which of the following treatments
should be provided?

(A) Alprazolam
(B) Diphenhydramine
(C) Haloperidol
(D) Muscle relaxants
(E) Sertraline


(B) Diphenhydramine


dystonia, torticollis....Rx anticholinergic. diphenhydramine..


other anticholinergics drugs equally effective would be:
- Benztropine,
- Trihexyphenidyl


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