Fluoxetine Overdose-Induced SeizureAuthor(s): Suchard, Jeffrey R
Journal: Western Journal of Emergency Medicine ISSN 1936-900X
Volume: 9; Issue: 3; Start page: 154; Date: 2008;
Keywords: Fluoxetine | Overdose | Poisoning | Seizure
A 37-year-old woman experienced a witnessed generalized seizure in the Emergency Department three hours after ingesting approximately 1400 mg of fluoxetine in a suicide attempt. Although the majority of fluoxetine ingestions are benign, seizures may occur after large intentional overdoses.