Effects of cigarette smoking on priapism induced by quetiapine: a case report

  title={Effects of cigarette smoking on priapism induced by quetiapine: a case report},
  author={Seyed Hamzeh Hosseini and Hafez Bajoghli and Padideh Ghaeli},
  booktitle={DARU Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences},
Priapism is defined as an unwanted, prolonged, and painful erection which is unrelated to sexual stimulation. Some case studies suggest that priapism is an adverse effect of antipsychotic medications. In our case study a 30 year-old Iranian male with schizophrenia was experiencing recurrent priapism associated with quetiapine use. There are three interesting facts about this case: Firstly, the patient suffered priapism after even low dose consumption of quetiapine. Secondly, this case had… CONTINUE READING

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