International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Study Papers | Psychiatry | India | Volume 13 Issue 5, May 2024 | Rating: 4.1 / 10


Sertraline Induced Dystonia - A Case Report

Dr. Satrajit Ghosal | Dr. Ankit Halder [3]


Abstract: This case report discusses a 21-year-old male who developed dystonia following the administration of sertraline, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor SSRI. The patient experienced unilateral neck muscle stiffness, which subsided upon discontinuation of sertraline and reoccurred upon re-administration. The case highlights the importance of recognizing SSRI-induced extrapyramidal symptoms, which are less commonly known but significant for effective patient management.


Keywords: Sertraline, Dystonia, SSRI, Extrapyramidal Symptoms, Case Report


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 5, May 2024,


Pages: 1350 - 1351


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