Tag Serotonin syndrome
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Serotonin toxicity

A 23 year-old female is brought to your ED by a friend. She appears anxious, distressed and confused. A friend volunteers that the patient had seen a GP in the past few weeks as she was feeling depressed.
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Serotonin Syndrome CCC

Serotonin syndrome results from drug-induced over-stimulation of serotonin receptors in the CNS and is characterized by a triad of CNS dysfunction, autonomic disturbance and neuromuscular effects; aka serotonin toxicity
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Toxidrome Challenge

Toxidrome challenge lets you test yourself on anticholinergic toxicity, malignant hyperthermia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and serotonin syndrome.
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Hyperthermia-associated toxidromes

Toxidromes associated with hyperthermia may be difficult to distinguish: serotonin syndrome; anticholingeric syndrome; sympathomimetic syndrome; neuroleptic malignant syndrome; malignant hyperthermia

a test of metal…

The case. 64 year old female who is day 1 post elective left total-knee replacement. She has a past medical history of osteoarthritis, bipolar disorder and depression for which she takes quetiapine, lithium and paracetamol. You are asked to see her on…