Fatal interaction between tranylcypromine and imipramine
European Psychiatry , Volume 18 - Issue 5 p. 264- 265
This case report describes a patient on tranylcypromine who erroneously received a single dose of imipramine and subsequently developed a fatal serotonin syndrome. Both the clinical features and the pathophysiology of the serotonin syndrome are discussed.
|Depression, Imipramine, Serotonin syndrome, Tranylcypromine|
|Organisation||Department of Psychiatry|
Otte, W, Birkenhäger, T.K, & van den Broek, W.W. (2003). Fatal interaction between tranylcypromine and imipramine. European Psychiatry, 18(5), 264–265. doi:10.1016/S0924-9338(03)00090-7