A RARE INSTANCE OF LEVOSULPIRIDEâ€“INDUCED GALACTORRHOEA
Antipsychotics are well known to affect prolactin secretion, resulting in hyperprolactinemia and its consequent manifestations like amenorrhoea, galactorrhoea, gynaecomastia, etc. Levosulpiride is a novel antipsychotic drug with additional antidepressant, antiemetic and antidyspeptic actions. The authors report a case of levosulpiride-induced hyperprolactinemia, presenting as galactorrhoea in a female patient with dyspepsia at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal, in South India.
Keywords: Hyperprolactinemia, Prolactin, Dyspepsia, Antipsychotic, Dopamine
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