Alprazolam Withdrawal Delirium and Brief Reversible Psychosis: A Case Report

Ralph R. McKenzie, Jr, OMS-III, MS, Praveen Madadi, MD, and Taral R. Sharma, MD, MBA


To the Editor: Documented cases of sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolytic withdrawal delirium are highlighted by autonomic instability, as well as particular physical examination findings that characterize the suspected diagnosis. We present a patient with alprazolam withdrawal delirium, who lacks measurable signs of withdrawal, including but not limited to, significant examination findings of tremor, psychomotor agitation, or grand mal seizures.

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