Psychiatry and Clinical Psychopharmacology
Case Report

Acneiform eruption associated with the use of vortioxetine


Malatya Training and Research Hospital, Malatya, Turkey

Psychiatry and Clinical Psychopharmacology 2019; 29: 226-228
DOI: 10.1080/24750573.2018.1464633
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Acneiform is used to describe eruptions that resemble acne vulgaris, but are not aetiologically similar. A number of drugs that can be responsible for acneiform eruptions exist. Vortioxetine is a multimodal antidepressant molecule that shows an antagonistic effect to the 5HT1D, 5HT3, and 5HT7 receptors, a partial agonistic effect to the 5HT1B receptor and a fully agonistic effect to the 5HT1A receptor, and also is an inhibitor to the serotonin transporter (SERT). In this article, we report a female patient who developed acneiform eruption during vortioxetine treatment

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