Fluoxetine-Induced Sleep Bruxism Rapidly Treated With Once-Nightly Dosing of Buspirone in a 6-Year-Old Girl

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Abstract

Fluoxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor that is commonly used in children and adolescents. Several reports exist regarding the relationship of fluoxetine use and sleep bruxism. We report the case of a 6-year-old girl who was successfully treated with once-nightly dosing of buspirone for fluoxetine-induced sleep bruxism, which was confirmed with clear on-off-on treatment sequence.

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