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Serotonin Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Serotonin Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C25.100.875
Unique ID
D020230
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020230
Scope Note
An adverse drug interaction characterized by altered mental status, autonomic dysfunction, and neuromuscular abnormalities. It is most frequently caused by use of both serotonin reuptake inhibitors and monoamine oxidase inhibitors, leading to excess serotonin availability in the CNS at the serotonin 1A receptor.
Previous Indexing
Serotonin (1980-1992)
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors/adverse effects (1993-1998)
See Also
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
Serotonin
Public MeSH Note
99
History Note
99
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/11
Revision Date
2022/07/18
Serotonin Syndrome Preferred
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