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Letters to the Editor

Reply to Letter to the Editor “Clinical Manifestations of Dystonia and Dyskinesia After SSRI Administration”

Raphael J. Leo, M.D.

Published: September 15, 1997

Article Abstract

Letter to the Editor

Sir: I recently reviewed 71 cases of new-onset extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS), including akathisia, associated with SSRI use. Nearly 58% of affected patients were administered medications in addition to the SSRI. In several of these, the coadministered drug was capable of producing EPS.

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