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Letters to the Editor

Deliberate Self-Poisoning Following Fluvoxamine-Neuroleptics Combination

Siow-Ann Chong and Andrew Cheong

Published: December 31, 1999

Article Abstract

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.

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