Torsades de pointes caused by a small dose of risperidone in a terminally ill cancer patient

Psychosomatics. 2004 Sep-Oct;45(5):450-1. doi: 10.1176/appi.psy.45.5.450.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Antipsychotic Agents / administration & dosage
  • Antipsychotic Agents / adverse effects*
  • Delirium / drug therapy*
  • Delirium / etiology*
  • Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Neoplasms / psychology*
  • Risperidone / administration & dosage
  • Risperidone / adverse effects*
  • Torsades de Pointes / chemically induced*

Substances

  • Antipsychotic Agents
  • Risperidone