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Antidepressiva, seponeringssyndrom

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Definisjon:
Stans i behandlingen med antidepressiv medikasjon er noen ganger forbundet med et "antidepressivt seponeringssyndrom"
Forekomst:
Insidensen er uklar. En studie viste 35%
Symptomer:
Kan være forkjølelsesliknende, søvnproblemer, kvalme, svimmelhet, sensoriske forstyrrelser og følelse av "elektriske støt" i hodet
Funn:
Ingen spesielle kliniske funn
Diagnostikk:
Ingen tilleggsundersøkelser er aktuelle
Behandling:
Sørge for langsom nedtrapping av behandling med antidepressiva og således forhindre utvikling av syndromet
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  • Terje Johannessen, professor i allmennmedisin, Trondheim (tilpasning til NEL)

Tidligere fagmedarbeidere

  • Hans Ågren, professor emeritus och överläkare, Sektionen för psykiatri och neurokemi, Sahlgrenska akademin, Göteborgs universitet (Medibas)