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Be prepared: The ins and outs of serotonin syndrome

Serotonin syndrome can occur in patients of any size, shape, race or age. ... The neuromuscular excitability is often a key clue for clinicians to suspect serotonin syndrome,” Dr.
April 2013

Linezolid and methylene blue cause problems with psychiatric medications

high levels of serotonin to build up in the brain, known as serotonin syndrome. ... Signs and symptoms of serotonin syndrome include mental changes (confusion, hyperactivity, memory problems), muscle twitching, excessive sweating, shivering or shaking,
August 2011

When it's not a fever

If you really look at what happened in this case, it was an example of the serotonin syndrome in the time before the serotonin syndrome was described,” said Dr. ... So he offered some knowledge. Serotonin syndrome is identified by a clinical triad:
June 2011

New opioid warnings, powdered glove ban

The entire class of opioids will also carry new warnings about the risks of serotonin syndrome when combined with antidepressants and migraine medicines, the rare but serious side effect of adrenal
March 2016

Cases from Massachusetts General Hospital

Henoch-Schönlein purpura in an adult, serotonin syndrome presenting as myoclonus and hyperreflexia, dengue fever, and more. ... Serotonin syndrome (SS) is a clinical diagnosis consisting of a spectrum of neurologic findings including mental status
May 2015

Patients on tramadol more likely to be hospitalized for hypoglycemia

However, research has shown it to be abused similarly to other opioids and to carry risks of seizures, serotonin syndrome, and drug interactions, the editorialists wrote.
December 2014

Label changes for ondansetron and cefepime

The drug activates the serotonin C receptor and should not be used during pregnancy. ... Treatment may cause serious side effects, including serotonin syndrome. Mirabegron (Myrbetriq), to treat overactive bladder.
September 2012

Opioids and diabetes drugs get revised warnings

If serotonin syndrome is suspected, clinicians should discontinue opioid treatment and/or use of the other medicine. ... Serious complications include pneumonia, neutropenia with fever, fever, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, and tumor lysis syndrome.
June 2016

Party drugs require hard work to spot and treat

Antidepressants can also help patients get off ketamine, he added. Serotonin is also an issue with bath salts, another drug that's been gaining popularity in the U.S. ... People who have used this drug (which is sold under this misleading name and
April 2013

Warnings on hydroxyethyl starch, acetaminophen, ketoconazole

Other medications such as Paxil and Pexeva contain higher doses of paroxetine, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. ... Label warnings include a possible reduction in the effectiveness of tamoxifen if both medications are used together, an increased
September 2013

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