Heat stroke during long-term clozapine treatment: should we be concerned about hot weather?

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Hoffmann, Maurício Scopel; Oliveira, Lucas Mendes; Lobato, Maria Inês Rodrigues; Belmonte-de-Abreu, Paulo;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Associação de Psiquiatria do Rio Grande do Sul
  • Subject: Antipsychotic | heat wave | neuroleptic malignant syndrome | thermoregulation | Antipsicóticos | onda de calor | síndrome neuroléptica maligna | termorregulação

Objective To describe the case of a patient with schizophrenia on clozapine treatment who had an episode of heat stroke. Case description During a heat wave in January and February 2014, a patient with schizophrenia who was on treatment with clozapine was initially ref... View more
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