Extrapyramidal reaction to fluphenazine potentiated by thyrotoxicosis

J. K. Witschy, F. C. Redmond

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There have been four previous reports of especially severe extrapyramidal reactions to haloperidol in patients who were thyrotoxic. The authors report a case in which the same effects were seen in a thyrotoxic patient treated with fluphenazine decanoate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)246-247
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1981

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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