Definitions for "Extrapyramidal Symptoms"
Physical symptoms including tremors, slurred speech, dystonia, and anxiety that are side effects to neuroleptic drugs caused by effects on the basal ganglia and associated structures within the brain.
tremor, rigidity, abnormal face and body movements, restlessness, uncontrolled movements of the jaws, tongue, lips, cheeks, arms and legs
A common side-effect of many antipsychotic and some antinausea drugs that block dopamine. These include problems with walking, tremor, rigidity, and abnormal muscle movements.