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Dr. Vaz Replies
J Clin Psychiatry 1997;58:221 [letter]
Copyright 1997 Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc.
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Letter to the Editor
Sir: Dr. Sagduyu refers to a letter published by Dr. Salcedo
and me in 1994 reporting the intermittent and dose-dependent
appearance of anorexia in a bulimic patient (with antecedents
of anorexia nervosa) treated with fluoxetine. Dr. Sagduyu reports
the case of a bulimic patient who presented severe adverse
reactions (including anorexia) after the administration of
paroxetine 20 mg/day, and a fair response to sertraline. He concludes
that when anorexia occurs as a side effect after the administration
of an SSRI antidepressant, the best procedure is to
switch to a different SSRI rather than maintaining the first drug
with a lower dosage.