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Uruguayan Medical Journal

ISSN: 1688-0390


Vol.21 - Nº 1 - Mar. 2005

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Serotoninergic syndrome: two cases reported to the National Center of Pharmacovigilance (Centro Nacional de Farmacovigilancia)

RODRÍGUEZ S; FERNÁNDEZ S; BURGER M
Rev Med Urug 2005; 21: 78-82
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Abstract

Two cases of drug interaction by antidepressive and anti-anxiety drugs were reported de the harmacoviligance National Center. Clinical presentation showed non-sleep alterations, neurovegetative and neuroskeletal symptoms.

Immediate withdrawal of the treatment stopped symptomatic course. Clinical manifestation might be due to serotoninergic syndrome. A discussion on diagnosis, Etiology, causes and treatment is presented.