Many prescription and nonprescription medicines can cause
symptoms related to the nervous system. A few examples are:
Nervous system problems are often side effects or symptoms of overuse
of prescription and nonprescription medicines. Almost every drug is capable of
producing nervous system problems. Be sure to review a complete list of all
your medicines, both prescription and nonprescription, with your doctor or pharmacist. Medicines can also interact with each other and
Frequent use of nonprescription medicine to control a troublesome
symptom should also be discussed with your doctor. Symptoms such
as headaches, dizziness, or blurred vision may be a sign that further
evaluation is needed.
September 1, 2011
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
& H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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