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Letters to the Editor

Azithromycin and Catatonic Symptoms

Niraj Ahuja, MD, MRCPsych

Published: February 15, 2007

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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.


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Volume: 68

Quick Links: Catatonia , Neurologic and Neurocognitive

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