Clinical experience using appetite suppressants and SSRIs.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The use of sympathomimetic appetite suppressants and serotonin-selective reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) has been questioned due to anecdotal reports of serotonin syndrome. This survey of bariatric physicians using these medications in clinical practice did not find any cases of serotonin syndrome among 1174 patients. The monitored use of the combination of these medicines by trained practitioners is justifiable.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rader, WA; Steelman, GM; Westman, EC

Published Date

  • August 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 101 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 180 - 181

PubMed ID

  • 18777796

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0030-1876


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States