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Letters to the Editor

Urinary Retention Associated With Ziprasidone: A Case Report

Rajnish Mago, MD; LaRissa M. Chism, MD; Narsimha R. Pinninti, MD; and Kenneth Certa, MD

Published: March 14, 2008

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Sir: While urinary hesitancy or retention is a well-knownside effect of those first-generation antipsychotics that havesignificant anticholinergic properties, it is rare with secondgenerationantipsychotics. Occasional cases have been reportedfor risperidone,1 quetiapine,2 and, more recently, olanzapine3and ziprasidone.4,5 Here we report another case of urinary retentionassociated with use of ziprasidone and briefly discuss thisrare side effect.’ ‹

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Volume: 69

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