Olanzapine augmentation in panic disorder: a case report

Pharmacopsychiatry. 2004 Sep;37(5):239-40. doi: 10.1055/s-2004-832600.

Abstract

Chronic and treatment refractory cases of panic disorder are not uncommon. We report on a man completely remitted from panic disorder after olanzapine and paroxetine combined treatment, and the possible modulating anti-anxiety effect of olanzapine is discussed. Olanzapine augmentation in panic and other anxiety disorders is deserving of more clinical attention.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Agoraphobia / complications
  • Benzodiazepines / administration & dosage*
  • Benzodiazepines / therapeutic use
  • Drug Synergism
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Olanzapine
  • Panic Disorder / complications
  • Panic Disorder / drug therapy*
  • Paroxetine / administration & dosage*
  • Paroxetine / therapeutic use
  • Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors / administration & dosage*
  • Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors / therapeutic use

Substances

  • Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Paroxetine
  • Olanzapine