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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 163-165

Recurrent mania consequent to quinolones exposure: A case report and review of literature

1 Department of Psychiatry, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India

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Jitender Aneja
Department of Psychiatry, Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector - 32, Chandigarh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2249-4863.184654

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Antibiotics are the one of the most commonly used group, of drugs, in general medical and surgical practice. The quinolone antibiotics can lead to a range of adverse neuropsychiatric effects with most of the reports due to ciprofloxacin and ofloxacin. Here, we report an interesting and rarely described psychiatric manifestation of recurrent mania following the use of quinolone antibiotics, and briefly review the available literature.

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