The patient admitted to taking 2 teaspoons of self-prepared apricot kernel extract along with 3 tablets of Novodalin, an herbal fruit kernel supplement, every day for the past 5 years.
The patient presented with complaints of increased muscle tone in her back muscles and the right side of her body starting in adolescence.
Perhaps the most important factor is the inadequate recognition of the functional somatic syndromes often mislabeled, and mistreated, as chronic Lyme.
Clinicians should be aware of this possible adverse event and monitor patients receiving concomitant drugs that may prolong the QT interval.
Dysgraphia after sertraline intake has been documented in a case report published online in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics.
CrowdMed, an online program that allows patients to submit their cases to case solvers in efforts to obtain a possible diagnosis, proved helpful for some patients with undiagnosed illnesses, a new study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research showed.