Year : 1993  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 139--140

Stevens - Johnson Syndrome in a Schizophrenic Patient Treated with Carbamazepine


Rajeev Jain 
 Department of Psychiatry, Central Institute of Psychiatry, Kanke, Ranchi - 834 006, India

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Rajeev Jain
Department of Psychiatry, Central Institute of Psychiatry, Kanke, Ranchi - 834 006
India

A female schizophrenic patient who developed Stevens Johnson syndrome following carbamazepine treatment is reported. This life threatening condition is discussed in context of other adverse effects of the drug, reportedly found to be higher in frequency in the psychiatric population.


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Jain R. Stevens - Johnson Syndrome in a Schizophrenic Patient Treated with Carbamazepine.Indian J Psychiatry 1993;35:139-140


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Jain R. Stevens - Johnson Syndrome in a Schizophrenic Patient Treated with Carbamazepine. Indian J Psychiatry [serial online] 1993 [cited 2021 Oct 18 ];35:139-140
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