Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome | ... syndrome neuroleptic malignant syndrome and malignant hyperthermia. Frequently heard about with pt's on an SSRI and getting tramadol. Some tolerate it, others do not.
SSRIs Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors block or delay the re-absorption of the neurotransmitter, serotonin, by the original (presynaptic) nerves it was released from. This effect increases the levels of serotonin in the synapses.
Serotonin Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments