The serotonin syndrome.

  title={The serotonin syndrome.},
  author={H. Sternbach},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={148 6},
  • H. Sternbach
  • Published 1991
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of psychiatry
  • OBJECTIVE AND METHOD A review of the literature on the serotonin syndrome in animals and human beings was conducted, and 12 reports of 38 cases in human patients were then analyzed to determine the most frequently reported clinical features and drug interactions, as well as the incidence, treatment, and outcome of this syndrome. FINDINGS The serotonin syndrome is most commonly the result of the interaction between serotonergic agents and monoamine oxidase inhibitors. The most frequent… CONTINUE READING