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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 45  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 532--533

Fluvoxamine induced oculogyric dystonia and manic switch in a patient with obsessive compulsive disorder

Sai Krishna Tikka, Shobit Garg, Basudeb Das 
 Department of Psychiatry, Central Institute of Psychiatry, Kanke, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

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Sai Krishna Tikka
Department of Psychiatry, Central Institute of Psychiatry, Kanke, Ranchi, Jharkhand
India

Fluvoxamine has a similar spectrum of adverse effects as compared to other selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. However, fluvoxamine induced oculogyric dystonia is a rare instance in clinical practice. In this report, we present a case of obsessive compulsive disorder that developed oculogyric dystonia during the course of fluvoxamine mono-therapy and subsequently had a manic switch.


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Tikka SK, Garg S, Das B. Fluvoxamine induced oculogyric dystonia and manic switch in a patient with obsessive compulsive disorder.Indian J Pharmacol 2013;45:532-533


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Tikka SK, Garg S, Das B. Fluvoxamine induced oculogyric dystonia and manic switch in a patient with obsessive compulsive disorder. Indian J Pharmacol [serial online] 2013 [cited 2020 Oct 23 ];45:532-533
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