Loss of hypoglycemia awareness in an adolescent with type 1 diabetes mellitus during treatment with fluoxetine hydrochloride

J Pediatr. 2000 Mar;136(3):394-6. doi: 10.1067/mpd.2000.103851.

Abstract

A 17-year-old boy with type 1 diabetes mellitus developed new loss of hypoglycemia awareness while being treated with fluoxetine hydrochloride for depression. Hypoglycemia unawareness resolved after this medication was discontinued.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Awareness / drug effects*
  • Depression / drug therapy*
  • Depression / etiology*
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 / complications*
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 / psychology*
  • Fluoxetine / adverse effects*
  • Humans
  • Hypoglycemia / etiology*
  • Hypoglycemia / psychology*
  • Male
  • Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors / adverse effects*

Substances

  • Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
  • Fluoxetine