The Serotonin Syndrome

@article{Sporer1995TheSS,
  title={The Serotonin Syndrome},
  author={K. Sporer},
  journal={Drug Safety},
  year={1995},
  volume={13},
  pages={94-104}
}
  • K. Sporer
  • Published 1995
  • Medicine
  • Drug Safety
  • SummaryThe serotonin syndrome has increasingly been recognised in patients who have received combined serotonergic drugs. This syndrome is characterised by a constellation of symptoms (confusion, fever, shivering, diaphoresis, ataxia, hyperreflexia, myoclonus or diarrhoea) in the setting of the recent addition of a serotonergic agent.The most common drug combinations causing the serotonin syndrome are monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) and serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs… CONTINUE READING

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