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Angioneurotic edema with risperidone: a case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  21112458     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Angioedema is characterised by oedema of the deep dermal and subcutaneous tissues and is reported as a rare adverse cutaneous reaction with risperidone, clozapine, ziprasidone, droperidol and chlorpromazine. Here we report a case of angioedema with risperidone. A 15-year-old boy diagnosed with schizophrenia was started on risperidone 1 mg/day, which was increased to 2 mg/day after 2 weeks. Within a week of increasing risperidone, he developed swelling over the face and feet. On examination he was found to have periorbital oedema and swollen lips. Following this, risperidone was stopped. Over the period of 1 week his oedema subsided, following which he was started on Haloperidol 5 mg/day, with which his psychosis improved significantly.
Ramachandran Naik Soumya; Sandeep Grover; Alakananda Dutt; Navendu Gaur
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-04-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  General hospital psychiatry     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1873-7714     ISO Abbreviation:  Gen Hosp Psychiatry     Publication Date:    2010 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7905527     Medline TA:  Gen Hosp Psychiatry     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  646.e1-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Psychiatry Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India.
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