Risperidone is associated with hyperprolactinemia and its consequent symptoms such as gynnecomastia, galactorrhea and sexual dysfunction in adults, and less so in adolescents. Rarely, serotonin reuptake inhibitors are also associated with such adverse effects.We report a case of gynecomastia and galactorrhea in an adolescent male while on a combination of risperidone and fluvoxamine, although the serum prolactin was within normal range.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 30-11-2011|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Psychiatry and Mental health
- Pharmacology (medical)