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Rev Med Brux. 2000 Jun;21(3):161-3.

[Serotonin syndrome secondary to the use of sertraline and metoclopramide].

[Article in French]

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Service de Médecine Interne, Hôpital Erasme, U.L.B.

Abstract

The authors report the case of a patient who developed a serotonin syndrome after taking sertraline and metoclopramide. The symptoms included malaise, cardiac arrhythmia, sudation, hyperreflexia, sialosis, diarrhea and were improved by cyproheptadine. The authors review the physiological bases of the serotonin syndrome, its incidence, clinical manifestations and treatment.

PMID:
10925598
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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