1 PREVENTION OF heat MAJOR antipsychotic . RELATED ILLNESS MEDICATIONS. When in periods of high temperature and humidity, there are things Trade Name Generic Name everyone (and particularly, people at risk) should do to lessen the chances of heat ILLNESS . Abilify aripiprazole Clozaril/Fazaclo clozapine TRY TO KEEP COOL. Fanapt iloperidone Keep windows shut, and draperies, shades, or blinds drawn during the Geodon ziprasidone heat of the day. Open windows in Invega/Sustenna paliperidone the evening or night hours when the Summer heat air outside is cooler. Move to cooler Latuda lurasidone rooms during the heat of the day. Risperdal/Consta risperidone and Sun Risks Saphris asenapine for Avoid overexertion, particularly during warmer periods of the day Seroquel quetiapine antipsychotic Apply sun screen lotion as Zyprexa olanzapine medication needed Haldol haloperidol Users Loxitane loxapine Drink plenty of fluids (avoid coffee, tea & alcohol) Mellaril thioridazine Dress in loose fitting, Navane thiothixene light-colored clothing Prolixin fluphenazine Lose weight if you are overweight Serentil mesoridazine Eat regular meals to insure that Stelazine trifluoperazine you have adequate salt and Thorazine chlorpromazine fluids Trilafon perphenazine State of New jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services June 2015.
2 antipsychotic MEDICATIONS heat EXHAUSTION heat STROKE. AFFECT BODY heat . This can occur in both active and This occurs mostly during heat waves. sedentary individuals. It happens Persons with chronic illnesses are antipsychotic medications may suddenly, and may be quite brief. A most vulnerable. heat stroke, the impair the body's ability to regulate doctor should be called. Recovery most serious heat ILLNESS , can lead to its own temperature. During hot may be spontaneous, or intravenous death if left untreated. and humid weather, individuals fluids may be needed to prevent taking antipsychotic medications unconsciousness. Symptoms of heat stroke: are at risk of developing excessive Agitation, confusion, seizures, body temperature, or Symptoms of heat exhaustion: lethargy, or coma (all may be first hyperthermia, which can be fatal. Irritability or change in behavior symptoms). Individuals with chronic medical Low or normal temperature High body temperature (102.)
3 Conditions are especially Slight low blood pressure degrees Fahrenheit or above). vulnerable, heart and Rapid, full pulse and heartbeat High blood pressure initially (shock pulmonary disease, diabetes and Rapid breathing may follow, resulting in low blood alcoholism, etc. Cold, pale skin (may be ashen-gray) pressure). Profuse perspiration Rapid pulse and heartbeat heat exhaustion is the most Dizziness, headache and Rapid, shallow breathing if person common heat - RELATED condition, weakness is moving about; slow and deep Nausea, vomiting breathing if the person is still which is most likely to occur in Cramps in the abdominal area or in Hot, dry, flushed skin people who are involved in the extremities physical activity outdoors during heat waves. Treatment: Treatment: heat stroke is a more serious As soon as you recognize the signs of condition of dehydration and salt If a person displays symptoms of heat heat stroke, take immediate exhaustion, he or she should be: action: depletion which can be life threatening.
4 Moved to a cooler place as soon Call 911 immediately as possible Loosen or remove outer layers of Given water or other liquids individual's clothing immediately (there is no need for Move to a cool place salt) Use CPR, if needed Encouraged to rest for a short time Replace fluids and sodium only under medical orders