What are common serotonin syndrome treatments?

In mild cases, stopping a medication or changing your dosage may make your symptoms go away. Your body’s serotonin levels may go back to normal within a few days. Do not change medications without a doctor’s advice.

Doctors may prescribe medications that stop your body from producing serotonin. These medications can help relieve symptoms.

If you do not treat the symptoms, serotonin syndrome can be serious. In some cases, the condition may be life-threatening. Some people need treatment in a hospital, where they can be watched closely.

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