Case Reports

Delirium After Pregabalin Withdrawal


Department of Psychiatry, University of Health Sciences Konya Training and Research Hospital, Konya, Turkey


Department of Psychiatry, Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University Faculty of Medicine, Bolu, Turkey

Alpha Psychiatry 2021; 22: 118-119
DOI: 10.5455/apd.117770
Read: 330 Downloads: 87 Published: 18 March 2021

Pregabalin is a γ-amino butyric acid analogue drug that is used in fibromyalgia, neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, spinal cord injury, and postherpetic neuralgia. Symptoms reported in association with pregabalin withdrawal include insomnia, gastrointestinal distress, tachycardia, and headache. This case report describes a 68-year-old patient who developed delirium after experiencing pregabalin withdrawal. Clinicians should be aware of the possibility of pregabalin withdrawal delirium.

Cite this article as: Çalışkan AM, İnanlı İ, Çalışkan S, Eren İ. Delirium after pregabalin withdrawal. Alpha Psychiatry. 2021;22(2):118-119.

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