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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 56  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 393-394

Paroxetine-induced galactorrhea

Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India

Correspondence Address:
B S Chavan
Head of Department, Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5545.146529

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Drug-induced galactorrhea has been reported with agents such as antidopaminergic antiemetics, antipsychotics, etc., with few case reports of galactorrhea with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, including paroxetine, being reported in last few decades. Prolactin levels have been found to be either raised or normal in these cases. We here report a case of paroxetine induced galactorrhea in a 48-year-old female patient of obsessive compulsive disorder, having hyperprolactinemic and euprolactinemic galactorrhea at different time with a pituitary incidentaloma.



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