Fast Five Quiz: Serotonin Syndrome

Richard H. Sinert, DO


June 04, 2021

Serotonin syndrome is a potentially life-threatening condition that typically involves a combination of autonomic hyperactivity, hemodynamic changes, neuromuscular derangements, and changes in mental status. It results from use of pharmaceutical, botanical, or recreational drugs. Studies suggest that the incidence of serotonin syndrome is on the rise.

Differentiating serotonin toxicity from other conditions that have similar manifestations can be challenging. Do you know key aspects of serotonin syndrome, including best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.


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