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Letter to the Editor

Parotid Gland Swelling With Clozapine

Ashwin A. Patkar, MD, MRCPsych and Robert C. Alexander, MD

Published: October 15, 1996

Article Abstract

Letter to the Editor

Sir: Clozapine has a side effect profile that is distinct fromthat of the typical antipsychotic drugs. Recently, reports of unusualside effects of clozapine have included acute pancreatitis,priapism, and polyserositis. We report a patient who developedbilateral parotid enlargement during a trial with clozapine.

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