Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health
Fluoxetine Overdose-Induced Seizure
- Author(s): Suchard, Jeffrey R
- et al.
A 37-year-old woman experienced a witnessed generalized seizure in the Emergency Department three hours after ingesting approximately 1400 mg of fluoxetine in a suicide attempt. Although the majority of fluoxetine ingestions are benign, seizures may occur after large intentional overdoses.