Serotonin syndrome occurs when you take medications that cause high levels of the chemical serotonin to accumulate in your body. It can occur when you increase the dose of such a drug or add a new drug to the ones you take already. Certain illicit drugs and dietary supplements also can cause serotonin syndrome.
2. What medicines / suppliments can cause Serotonin Syndrome?
A number of over-the-counter and prescription drugs can lead to serotonin syndrome, especially antidepressants. Illicit drugs and dietary supplements also can cause the condition. These drugs and supplements include but aren't limited to:
3. What are the symptoms of Serotonin Syndrome?
Serotonin syndrome symptoms typically occur within several hours of taking a new drug or increasing the dose of a drug you're already taking. Signs and symptoms include:
Severe serotonin syndrome can be life-threatening. Signs and symptoms include:
Refrences and informative links
So many benefitial medicines have the "possibility" to cause an allergic / adverse reaction. We have to be communicate with our doctors and be aware of the potential warning signs.