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Cleve Clin J Med. 2016 Nov;83(11):810-817. doi: 10.3949/ccjm.83a.15129.

Serotonin syndrome: Preventing, recognizing, and treating it.

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1
Department of Family Medicine, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA.
2
Department of Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA. E-mail: vashisv@ccf.org.
3
Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, India.
4
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

Abstract

As the use of serotonergic agents to treat depression has increased, so too has the incidence of serotonin syndrome. We identify the common agents implicated in serotonin syndrome and the clinical tools to diagnose, manage, and prevent serotonergic toxicity.

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PMID:
27824534
DOI:
10.3949/ccjm.83a.15129
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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