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Patient N, 45 year old male, is brought to the ER from a party with dilated pupils, confusion, muscle rigidity and heavy sweating. His pocket contains Fluoxetine 20mg tablets which his friends say has been prescribed to him for depression. His friends mention eating cheese and wine as starters after which N started developing symptoms. Which of the following is MOST LIKELY the cause of his symptoms ?

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Excessive consumption of wine --Alcohol may be the most common cause and serotonin syndrome contribute to this condition also.

Thanks Dr Pranab bera

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The correct answer is, "Serotonin Syndrome"


I am agree with @Dr. Ashok Leel Sir.

Chees and wine both are heaty...too much heat in the brain...body can't carry on

@excessive consumption of alcoholism.

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