Affordable Access

deepdyve-link
Publisher Website

Transient global amnesia after taking sibutramine: a case report.

Authors
  • Fu, Pin-Kuei
  • Hsu, Hung-Yi
  • Wang, Pao-Yu
Type
Published Article
Journal
The neurologist
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2010
Volume
16
Issue
2
Pages
129–131
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/NRL.0b013e3181c6bf1b
PMID: 20220452
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This case serves to emphasize that sibutramine which was used for weight reduction might induce transient global amnesia or provoke transient epileptic amnesia. Physicians should be careful to monitor for this adverse effect when sibutramine is prescribed.

Report this publication

Statistics

Seen <100 times