Misdiagnosis of Medication Causes of Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome


About medication causes: Another misdiagnosis possibility is that a particular medication or substance may be the real cause of the disease. Certain medications, chemicals, toxins or substances may possibly be underlying causes of Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome. Side effects of medications, or exposure to toxins, chemicals, or other substances may cause a symptom or condition. Hence, they become possible underlying causes of Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome but are often misdiagnosed or overlooked as a cause. For a general overview of this misdiagnosis issue, see Medication Underlying Cause Misdiagnosis.

Some medications can contribute to causing HHNS by affecting sugars or increasing urine output, which exacerbates dehydration.

Medication causes list: The list of possible medications or substances mentioned in sources as possibly causing Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome includes:

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