Year: 1990 Source: American Journal of Psychiatry, v.147, no.8, (August 1990), p.1089 SIEC No: 19910096

Presents the case of a 39 year old woman who attempted suicide by ingesting an overdose of fluoxetine. This case supports previous reports (e.g. J F Wernicke; see PA Vol 73:7272) that the toxicity of an overdose of fluoxetine is much less than that of commonly prescribed antidepressants. (2 refs.)