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Letters to the Editor

Aripiprazole-Induced Hyponatremia: A Case Report

Rishikesh V. Behere, MBBS; Ganesan Venkatasubramanian, MD; Magadi N. Naveen, MD; and Bangalore N. Gangadhar, MD

Published: April 16, 2007

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Sir: Up to 70% of institutionalized psychotic patients consume greater than average amounts of water and 7% develop hyponatremia.1 Also, psychotropics are known to induce hyponatremia.2 We report a case of a patient with bipolar affective disorder developing hyponatremia, possibly due to aripiprazole.

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Volume: 68

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