A case of predominantly nocturnal soiling treated with amitriptyline

D Dossetor*, Ingeborg Stiefel, L. Gomes

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Abstract

The case of a 6 year old with soiling along with looseness of bowel and nocturnal soiling is reported. After failing to respond to conventional treatments, his symptoms remitted on a small dose of amitriptyline. Within the diversity of presentations of soiling, there may be a subgroup, not usually amenable to treatment, who can benefit from symptomatic treatment with tricyclic antidepressants.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)114-118
Number of pages5
JournalEuropean Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Volume7
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1998
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • soiling
  • encopresis
  • tricyclic antidepressant
  • amitriptyline
  • TRICYCLIC ANTIDEPRESSANTS
  • BOWEL OBSESSIONS
  • CHILDREN
  • ENCOPRESIS

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