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Letter to the Editor

Visual Hallucinations With Sertraline

Gabriella Marcon, Iacopo Cancelli, Laura Zamarian, Paolo Bergonzi, and Matteo Balestrieri

Published: March 1, 2004

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Sir: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) havebeen known to cause visual hallucinations (VHs): 1 case each for fluvoxamine1 and paroxetine,2 4 cases with sertraline,3-6 and 5 cases with fluoxetine3,7-9 have been reported. On the other hand, a case of VHs following fluoxetine discontinuation has also been described.10 We report a case of a patient who experienced VHs while on therapy with sertraline.

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Volume: 65

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