Serotonin Syndrome: A Case of Fatal SSRI/MAOI Interaction

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  • The author discusses a relatively new syndrome in which toxic hyperserotonergic states can result from the interaction of different classes of antidepressant drugs. He also distinguishes between this “serotonin syndrome” and neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Using case examples, he demonstrates the potential lethality of SS. Copyright © 1994, Wiley Blackwell. All rights reserved
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  • Keltner N
  • Start Page

  • 26
  • End Page

  • 31
  • Volume

  • 30
  • Issue

  • 4