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Letters to the Editor

Reply to Letter to the Editor "A Possible Case of Quetiapine Withdrawal Syndrome"

Peter P. Roy-Byrne

Published: August 31, 2000

Article Abstract

Letter to the Editor

Sir: Data on medical illness in our study were derived from prescribed medications reportedly used by patients. Hence, we know nothing about the kinds of seizures patients may have had. Of the 4 patients (4.9%) in this category, 3 were taking phenytoin, and valproate. It is unlikely that these patients were taking these medications, prescribed by primary care physicians, for panic. The cost of diagnosis, treatment, and disability related to epilepsy cannot be estimated from this small number of patients.

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Volume: 61

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