Antidepressants and Risk of Hyponatremia

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This topic will be discussed in the following sections:

  1. Symptoms of hyponatremia.
  2. Mechanism for antidepressant induced hyponatremia.
  3. Risk factor for antidepressant induced hyponatremia.
  4. Antidepressants and hyponatremia: summary.
  5. Laboratory workup for hyponatremia.
  6. Important differential diagnosis to rule out before diagnosing hyponatremia.

Dr. Harvinder Singh

Admin, Psychiatry Education Forum

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