Combined pharmacotherapy or polypharmacy?

F. Levy*, S. Einfeld, J. Looi

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Abstract

A case of possible 'serotonin syndrome' is reported. The use of combinations of psychotropic medications to treat children with severe behaviour disorders is an increasing trend among paediatricians and child psychiatrists. Some hazards as well as possible advantages are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)265-266
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Volume32
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • conduct disorder
  • polypharmacy
  • serotonin syndrome

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    Levy, F., Einfeld, S., & Looi, J. (1996). Combined pharmacotherapy or polypharmacy? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 32(3), 265-266.