Citalopram and mania

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Services, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (Impact Factor: 6.35). 08/2004; 43(7):791. DOI: 10.1097/01.chi.0000128831.13997.e3
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    • "Escitalopram induced mania has been reported in an adult with unipolar depressive disorder (Prapotnik et al. 2004). Also Pravin et al. (2004) described an adolescent with severe major depression and a family history of depression who developed mania with concomitant use of citalopram and escitalopram. But a recent study that examined the efficiency and safety of escitalopram (10–20 mg/day) in children and adolescents with depression revealed one patient with manic reaction treated with placebo but none with escitalopram (Wagner et al. 2006). "
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