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, Volume 1770, Issue 1, pp 119–119 | Cite as

Clozapine/lithium/quetiapine

Bad taste, constipation and sedation: 3 case reports
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In a case series, an approximately 26-year-old woman developed bad taste during treatment with lithium for bipolar disorder, a 26-year-old woman developed constipation during treatment with quetiapine for bipolar I depression, and a 42-year-old woman developed sedation during treatment with clozapine for type I bipolar disorder [routes and durations of treatments to reactions onsets and outcomes not stated; not all dosages stated].

Case 1: An approximately 26-year-old woman developed bad taste during treatment with lithium bad taste during treatment with lithium for bipolar disorder. The woman was hospitalised to an inpatient psychiatry unit at the age of 26 years due to bipolar disorder manic episodes with psychotic symptoms. On admission, she showed an elevated mood, increased energy and motor activity, loud and aggressive behaviour, flights of ideas, tangentiality, delusions of grandiosity, and a decrease in sleep and appetite. She had to be restrained because of self-aggression...

Reference

  1. Wilkowska A, et al. Clozapine in treatment-resistant bipolar disorder with suicidality. Three case reports. Frontiers in Psychiatry 10: 19 Jul 2019. Available from: URL: http://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00520 - Poland

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