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VOLUME 14 , ISSUE 1 ( January-June, 2020 ) > List of Articles


Olanzapine-induced Rabbit Syndrome: A Case Report

Parijat Roy

Citation Information : Roy P. Olanzapine-induced Rabbit Syndrome: A Case Report. Ind J Priv Psychiatry 2020; 14 (1):43-44.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10067-0048

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 11-02-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Rabbit syndrome is an antipsychotic-induced movement disorder associated with long-term exposure of typical antipsychotics and rarely atypical psychotics. We report the case of a 56-year-old female patient who was suffering from a bipolar mood disorder and was well maintained on olanzapine 10 mg per day. She developed rabbit syndrome 1 year after the initiation of the drug.

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