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Pharmacopsychiatry. 2013 Nov;46(7):292-3. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1354371. Epub 2013 Sep 24.

Long-term use of flupirtine leads to withdrawal symptoms and is associated with dependency.

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Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of -Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany.

Abstract

This is the case of a 44-year-old woman, who was treated as an inpatient because of withdrawal symptoms like sweating, tremors, sleeping disorders and irritability after long-term use of flupirtine. She recovered by symptom-based application of pipamperone within 72 h after flupirtine cessation.

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24065566
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10.1055/s-0033-1354371
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