Many prescription and nonprescription medicines can cause
symptoms related to the nervous system. A few examples are:
taken to control nausea.
Medicines used to treat Parkinson's
disease, restless legs syndrome, and other nervous system problems.
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
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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.
Primary Medical Reviewer
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
September 1, 2011
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
September 01, 2011
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