Serotonin syndrome

What is Serotonin syndrome?

Serotoninergic syndrome is characterised by an excess of serotonin in the central nervous system, associated with the use of various agents, including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).

Other condition names

  • Serotonergic syndrome
  • Serotonin storm
  • Serotonin toxicity
  • Serotonin toxidrome

Inheritance type

Not applicable


  • Worldwide: Unknown

Age of Onset

  • All ages
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