A Case of Pulmonary Thromboembolism and Rhabdomyolysis During Therapy With Mirtazapine and Risperidone
J Clin Psychiatry 2006;67(5):835-835 [letter]
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Sir: Mirtazapine may be combined with antipsychotic drugs to treat depressive disorders complicated by psychosis.1 Mirtazapine is an effective and safe drug in this setting.2 We describe severe and life-threatening rhabdomyolysis and pulmonary thromboembolism in a patient receiving mirtazapine and risperidone.