Siddharth Dixit

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Divalproex sodium is commonly used drug to treat variety of psychiatric and neurological disorders. Hyperammonemia is infrequent adverse affect of treatment with divalproex sodium. It needs high degree of clinical suspicion or else can lead to delirium of non hepatic origin in some group of patients and to medication errors or even death. We hereby report a(More)
Myxedema coma or hypothyroid crisis is an endocrine emergency and needs ICU management. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is another medical emergency which needs high degree of clinical suspicion else mortality can be high. There is a paradox in co existence of myxedema coma and NMS. While one is hypometabolic state another is hypermetabolic state and(More)
INTRODUCTION Social factors play vital role in unfolding of alcohol use disorders in any given population. Several factors beyond the confines of treatment settings influence treatment outcome in alcohol dependence syndrome. Social support has positive effect in treatment outcome of alcohol dependence syndrome. This has not been much studied in India in(More)
Serotonin specific reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) are widely used antidepressants for variety of clinical conditions and have found popularity. They are sometimes associated with extrapyramidal side effects including Parkinsonism. We report a case of generalized anxiety disorder on treatment with SSRI (fluoxetine / sertraline) who developed irreversible(More)
INTRODUCTION The development of reliable diagnostic tool for assessing alcoholism is an utmost necessity in treating and preventing damage due to alcoholism to both individual and armed forces as alcoholism represents a serious health issue with major socioeconomic consequences. AIM To observe, gamma glutamyl transferase (GGT) can serve the practical(More)
Background: Edentulism (partial or total) is an indicator of the oral health of a population. The objective of this study was to assess prevalence of type of partial edentulism based on Kennedy’s classificationamong the population residing in Bhotenamlang, Sindhupalchowk, Nepal. This study also evaluated knowledge about dental prosthesis and the principal(More)
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