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CASE REPORT
Year : 2005  |  Volume : 47  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 167-168

Paroxetine overdose


1 Department of Psychiatry, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi, India

Correspondence Address:
Samir K Praharaj
Central Institute of Psychiatry, Kanke, Ranchi, Jharkhand 834006
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0019-5545.55943

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Paroxetine is a commonly used antidepressant with a safe side-effect profile. A case of paroxetine overdose (560 mg) is reported in an 18-year-old female who attempted suicide and recovered without any sequelae, requiring only supportive treatment. This report highlights a case of pure paroxetine overdose and the safety profile of paroxetine in overdose.



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