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Meperidine-induced serotonin syndrome in a susceptible patient.

Abstract

We present a patient with a history of clomipramine-induced serotonin syndrome 5 yr prior who developed serotonin syndrome after a single dose of meperidine. This report heightens appreciation of population at risk and also recognition of potential toxicity in meperidine.

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  • Authors

    Guo SL, Wu TJ, Liu CC, Ng CC, Chien CC, Sun HL

    Source

    British journal of anaesthesia 103:3 2009 Sep pg 369-70

    MeSH

    Adult
    Analgesics, Opioid
    Clomipramine
    Humans
    Male
    Meperidine
    Pain, Postoperative
    Serotonin Syndrome
    Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors

    Pub Type(s)

    Case Reports
    Journal Article

    Language

    eng

    PubMed ID

    19556270