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Postgrad Med J 75:127 doi:10.1136/pgmj.75.880.127
  • Letters to the editor

Sudden death in a patient taking antipsychotic drugs

  1. MANFRED HAUBEN
  1. Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, New York Medical College
  2. Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    • Accepted 3 November 1998

    Sir,Thomas and Cooper1 described a 68-year-old male psychiatric in-patient with coronary artery disease who was found dead subsequent to the ingestion of thioridazine. They highlight the importance of recognising the wide range of drugs which may affect cardiac …


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