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==Background==
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#REDIRECT[[Serotonin syndrome]]
*Most serious adverse effect is potential to produce [[Serotonin Syndrome]]
 
*Fatalities are uncommon with pure overdoses
 
 
 
==Clinical Features==
 
*N/V
 
*Sedation
 
*Tremor
 
*Sinus Tachycardia
 
*QRS, QT prolongation (citalopram only)
 
*[[Serotonin Syndrome]]
 
 
 
==Treatment==
 
*GI decontamination
 
**Activated charcoal x1
 
**Gastric lavage unnecessary
 
 
 
==Disposition==
 
*Consider admission for patients who are tachycardic or lethargic 6hr after ingesion
 
 
 
==See Also==
 
*[[SNRI Toxicity]]
 
 
 
==Source==
 
Tintinalli
 
 
 
[[Category:Tox]]
 

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