NATURE CLINICAL PRACTICE NEPHROLOGY, vol.4, no.5, pp.278-282, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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NATURE CLINICAL PRACTICE NEPHROLOGY
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fluoxetine, hyponatremia, psychogenic polydipsia, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion, SEROTONIN REUPTAKE INHIBITORS, PSYCHOGENIC POLYDIPSIA, VASOPRESSIN SECRETION, HYPONATREMIA, ANTIDEPRESSANTS, EXCRETION, RISK, RATS
Background A 58-year-old schizophrenic male who had been drinking at least 4-51 of pure water every day for 30 years was admitted to a hospital with complaints of nausea, fatigue, and irregular, fluctuating fevers (up to 39 degrees C). He had previously been prescribed fluoxetine at a dose of 20 mg/day and had been using the drug for 28 days.