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What are the symptoms of serotonin syndrome?

Serotonin Syndrome is a very rare condition with symptoms of mental status changes (such as confusion), tremoring, fever, loss of coordination or diarrhea. It occurs when a medication is taken that causes a build-up of serotonin in the body. It can be brought on by an overdose of medication or too high of a dose. After two years of not taking fluoxetine, the chances of it causing your current mood changes are slim. Please make an appointment with your physician to discuss your symptoms as soon as possible. As you are probably aware, mood swings, irritability spells can be symptoms of bipolar disorder.

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