Acute dystonia following epileptic seizure after bupropion intoxication

Kurhan F., Kamis G. Z., Cim E. F. A.

NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, vol.42, no.10, pp.4381-4386, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10072-021-05139-9
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, BIOSIS, CINAHL, EMBASE, Index Islamicus, MEDLINE, Psycinfo
  • Page Numbers: pp.4381-4386
  • Keywords: Acute dystonia, Bupropion, Side effect
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


Bupropion is an effective treatment for major depressive disorder and smoking cessation. In this paper, we present a case report about dystonia in the head and the neck after epileptic seizures due to 4200 mg of extended-release bupropion intake, and we aim to take attention to the rare neuropsychiatric side effects that may occur after the use of high doses of bupropion.