Article Type: Case Report
The effect of chlorpromazine on body temperature; three intensive care unit cases and a single outcome
Bulent Devrim Akcay, Omur Ilban
Antipsychotic drugs have the potential to affect thermoregulation. Hypothermia is a side effect that can be seen when using antipsychotic drugs. In this case report, we examined the body temperature changing effects of chlorpromazine as an antipsychotic drug that is administered for sedation purposes in patients exhibiting agitated and excited behaviors in intensive care units.

Key words: chlorpromazine, body temperature, intensive care unit
Journal of Mood Disorders (JMOOD) 2017;7(4):226-9
Online ISSN: 2146 -2380
Print ISSN: 2146-1473
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