Ataturk University, Faculty of Medicine Child Psychiatry, Erzurum, Turkey. firstname.lastname@example.org
Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic widely used in children with respiratory infections. Mania is an extremely rare psychiatric side effect. A pediatric case of typical manic symptoms associated with clarithromycin-use and resembling those in adults is presented. It was notable that the patient had no genetic predisposition.
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