SSRIs and Serotonin Syndrome

by Cathy Parkes March 31, 2019

SSRIs and Serotonin Syndrome

For patients taking SSRIs, watch for serotonin syndrome! Symptoms: agitation, hallucinations, fever, diaphoresis, tremors.


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