Case ReportsCombined Use of ECT with Duloxetine and Olanzapine A Case ReportHanretta, Allan T. MD, PhD; Malek-Ahmadi, Parviz MDAuthor Information From the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Department of Neuropsychiatry, Lubbock, TX. Received for publication June 23, 2005; accepted October 18, 2005. Reprints: Parviz Malek-Ahmadi, MD, Department of Neuropsychiatry, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th Street, Lubbock, TX 79430 (e-mail: [email protected]). The Journal of ECT: June 2006 - Volume 22 - Issue 2 - p 139-141 Buy Abstract A 38-year-old woman with medication-resistant major depression and posttraumatic stress disorder was treated with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) concurrent with a duloxetine-olanzapine combination. The treatment resulted in complete resolution of major depression without any complications. This case report suggests that treatment with the combination of duloxetine and olanzapine concurrently with ECT was found safe and uncomplicated. The literature on the combined use of antidepressants and ECT is briefly reviewed. © 2006 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.