Mirtazapine induced galactorrhea: a case report


Kilic F. , KULOĞLU M. M.

ANADOLU PSIKIYATRI DERGISI-ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY, vol.18, pp.51-52, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5455/apd.238535
  • Title of Journal : ANADOLU PSIKIYATRI DERGISI-ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.51-52

Abstract

Galactorrhea is called milky flow spontaneously coming from each breast. It may happen secondary many diseases and drug usage. Antidepressants induce galactorrhea is rare. There are obviously limited reports on mirtazapine, which is noradrenergic and specific serotonergic antidepressant (NaSSA), related hyperprolactinemia and galactorrhea. In this paper a hyperprolactinemia and galactorrhea case is reported due to mirtazapine treatment of depression.