A case of akathisia induced by escitalopram: case report & review of literature.

@article{Basu2014ACO,
  title={A case of akathisia induced by escitalopram: case report & review of literature.},
  author={Bishan Basu and Tanmoy Gangopadhyay and Nivedita Dutta and Bidyut Mandal and Sumitava De and Srikrishna Mondal},
  journal={Current drug safety},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={56-9}
}
Although cases of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) induced akathisia have often been reported in literature, this adverse effect has not adequately been mentioned in major pharmacology textbooks. As a result, SSRIinduced akathisia is very frequently under-recognized. A review of literature showed that almost all frequently used SSRIs such as… CONTINUE READING