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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Clinical diagnosis : Clinical diagnosis should be more than enough and it is quite clear if someone has a history and the doses took, matching with clinical signs, anytest ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Serotonin syndrome: Overactivation due to excess serotonin. See diagram. Treatment is emergency intervention if severe, and discontinuing the medication if less severe. S ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
See below: Elevated temperature (hyperthermia), muscular rigidity, confusion, disorientation, perhaps dehydration, and clinical changes in muscle enzymes, blood ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Serotonin syndrome: Here are the symptoms. If you have them this is a medical emergency and you must go to the er.Agitation or restlessness confusion rapid heart rate a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience in Rheumatology
Life: Threatening drug reaction to too much serotonin from one or several drug interactions, can cause neurological and cognitive symptoms.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Serotonin syndrome : You must have at least three of the following signs or symptoms: agitation diarrhea heavy sweating not due to activity fever mental status chang ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Steele
58 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes, if severe: Severity of serotonin syndrome can very from mild to fatal. If significant symptoms are present, that can constitute a potential emergency, and should ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
See your Dr: The Dr who prescribed the medications that resulted in developing this condition must be involved in the resolution. If that's not possible - find ano ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruth Seaman
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Variable: In early-mild forms, it can be subtle, but certainly not in the full-blown syndrome. Increased reflexes and involuntary jerking, high temperature, po ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Seratonin: Serotonin is a chemical produced by the body that enables brain cells and other nervous system cells to communicate with one another. Too little serot ... Read More

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