Escitalopram-Induced Bradycardia in Elderly Individuals: A Case Series Report


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KLINIK PSIKOFARMAKOLOJI BULTENI-BULLETIN OF CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, cilt.25, ss.183-185, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5455/bcp.20140304090654
  • Dergi Adı: KLINIK PSIKOFARMAKOLOJI BULTENI-BULLETIN OF CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.183-185

Özet

The authors report on three elderly patients treated with escitalopram, 10 mg/day, who presented with marked sinus bradycardia. The bradycardia was clinically symptomatic or asymptomatic and disappeared within 24 hours after escitalopram was discontinued. Clinicians should be cautious about cardiac effects when using a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor in elderly people, even at a low dose.