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Antidepressant Overdose-induced Seizures.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21803210     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Antidepressants are the most commonly prescribed class of medications in the United States. The clinician should be mindful of the many antidepressants that can produce seizures following an accidental exposure or an overdose. A broader understanding of the seizure potential of antidepressants, combined with the ability to recognize individuals at risk for a seizure after an overdose, can aid clinicians in determining the need for inpatient monitoring, and help facilitate their treatment decisions.
Authors:
Bryan S Judge; Landen L Rentmeester
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-06-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologic clinics     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1557-9875     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol Clin     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219232     Medline TA:  Neurol Clin     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  565-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners/Michigan State University Emergency Medicine Residency, 100 Michigan NE, MC 49, Grand Rapids, MI 49403, USA; Division of Emergency Medicine, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, 15 Michigan Street NE, Suite 425, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA; Spectrum Health-Toxicology Services, 1900 Wealthy Street SE, Suite 255, Grand Rapids, MI 49506, USA.
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