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Crohns Disease. I often have friends asking me what crohns is. These are the symptoms I deal with regularly. Some days I can't believe there is no cure

Dopaminergic Pathways... Antipsychotics affect Dopamine in the brain... Risperidone affects the TUBEROINFUNDIBULAR pathway, causing decreased Dopamine and uninhibited Prolactin... This leads to Gynecomastia, Gallactorrhea, amenorrhea, and decreased libido

Amiodarone... Can be used to convert tachyarrhythmia's... DO NOT use this in patients with pre-existing lung disease... Has SE of lung toxicity (pneumonitis, pneumonia, ARDS)

Factitious Disorder... Faking Sick for "primary gain" to assume the sick role... can also be referred to as Munchausen syndrome... This differs from Malingering in which there is pursuit of a secondary gain (money, time off work)