Seizures induced by abrupt discontinuation of alprazolam

A. Breier, D. S. Charney, J. C. Nelson

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Two patients had grand mal seizures following abrupt discontinuation of short-term treatment with alprazolam. Alprazolam's pharmacokinetic and clinical properties are discussed in relation to withdrawal reactions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1606-1607
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number12
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984
Externally publishedYes

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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