Low Dose Duloxetine Induced Hyponatremia in an Elderly Patient: A Case Report
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Low dose duloxetine induced hyponatremia in an elderly patient: a case report Duloxetine is serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor used for major depressive disorder, stress, urinary incontinence, pain associated with diabetic neuropathy and fibromyalgia. Nausea, dry mouth, fatigue, dizziness, decreased appetite, constipation and insomnia are the frequently reported advers effects. Duloxetine induced hyponatremia is a rare advers effect and is seen generally among the older female patients, like our case. Whereas our case was using duloxetine low dose (30mg/day).