Neuroleptic malignant syndrome associated with carbamazepine

South Med J. 1991 Nov;84(11):1378-80. doi: 10.1097/00007611-199111000-00023.


We have described the case of a patient who had symptoms of the neuroleptic malignant syndrome after treatment with carbamazepine. The symptoms resolved after carbamazepine therapy was stopped, which suggests carbamazepine as their cause.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Carbamazepine / adverse effects*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome / etiology*
  • Schizophrenia / drug therapy


  • Carbamazepine