Serotonin syndrome associated with sertraline use: case report

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Bárbara Werner Griciunas; Norton Yoshiaki Kitanishi; Renata Carvalho de Souza; Daniel Azevedo Cavalcante; Leonardo Mattiolli Marini;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo
  • Journal: Revista da Faculdade de Ciências Médicas de Sorocaba (issn: 1984-4840)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.23925/1984-4840.2017v19i2a12
  • Subject: sertralina | serotonina | psicotrópicos | depressão | Medicine | R

Case report of serotonin syndrome in patient who initiated the use of sertraline at a dose greater than twice the recommended for the treatment of psychotic depression. The patient presented contracture of the limbs, puzzled look, mutism and blood pressure 230x110 mmHg.... View more
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