Antidepressant Induced Emergencies

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This blog will examine emergencies due to improper antidepressant use, and cases one might see in the emergency department related to antidepressants. This is important information for the PRITE and the psychiatry board exam, and critical to know as a practicing psychiatrist!

Irreversible priapism that requires surgical intervention is most commonly associated with which of the following medications? [thiothixene, thioridazine, tranylcypromine, trazadone, trimipramine]

Buproprion is contraindicated in patients with a seizure disorder and either of these two Axis 1 disorders
Anorexia or Bulimia

The antidepressant most associated with sudden cardiac death in children.

The tricyclic antidepressant with the greatest seizure risk
Maprotiline (Ludiomil)

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