Azithromycin and Catatonic Symptoms

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Sir: The interesting case report by Plana et al.1 highlights the importance of identifying catatonic symptomatology in our clinical day-to-day practice. Although it is feasible that azithromycin can cause depression with psychotic and catatonic symptoms, it is important to think of other possible mechanisms before considering an idiosyncratic reaction.​​

J Clin Psychiatry 2007;68(2):336-337