Meperidine-induced serotonin syndrome in a susceptible patient.
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.
Department of Anesthesiology, Cathay General Hospital, 280 Renai Rd, Sec. 4, Taipei 10630, Taiwan, Republic of China.
SourceBritish journal of anaesthesia 103:3 2009 Sep pg 369-70
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
Pub Type(s)Case Reports