Year : 2015  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 103-104

Dexamethasone-induced withdrawal seizure

1 Department of Pharmacology, NDMC Medical College, Hindu Rao Hospital, Delhi, India
2 Department of Psychiatry, NDMC Medical College, Hindu Rao Hospital, Delhi, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0976-500X.155490

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Dexamethasone-induced withdrawal seizure, which is a very rare and uncommon event, occurred after discontinuation of steroid therapy that was taken to increase weight by the patient. The pathogenesis is not well understood. In this submission, we have highlighted the fact that withdrawal of steroid has a propensity to cause seizure as a rare withdrawal phenomenon.

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