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Serotonin syndrome is a life-threatening condition that results from the simultaneous use of multiple serotonergic agents. N-methyl-3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDMA) and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as fluoxetine elevate mood by increasing serotonin levels in the brain. However, antihistamines vary in serotonin activity. Some first-generation antihistamines, such as brompheniramine and chlorpheniramine, are 5-HT2A agonists and should be used with caution in patients taking SSRIs, while others such as cyproheptadine display 5-HT2A antagonism. Serotonin syndrome is triggered by high levels… Read More
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Which first-generation antihistamine is used to reverse serotonin syndrome?
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