Deliberate Self-Poisoning Following Fluvoxamine-Neuroleptics Combination

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Letter to the Editor

Sir: Akathisia with suicidal ideation has been reported to be associated with 2 selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, fluoxetine and sertraline. We report a case of deliberate selfpoisoning following the development of akathisia after the introduction of fluvoxamine treatment.

J Clin Psychiatry 1999;60(12):869