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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

    Institution

    Department of Anesthesiology, Cathay General Hospital, 280 Renai Rd, Sec. 4, Taipei 10630, Taiwan, Republic of China.

    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