Posts Tagged 'SSRI antidepressants'

Zoloft side effects similar to other SSRIs

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics revealed that children taking Zoloft and other selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants (SSRIs) may face a higher risk of suicidal thoughts. The antidepressants have been found to increase suicide attempts in children proportional to dosage and combining two different antidepressants.

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SSRIs linked to GI bleeding

Antidepressants in a class known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) have been found to be the only antidepressants to cause bleeding in the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract, even with short-term use. The most recent study to confirm those findings has been published in the American Journal of Psychiatry.

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Popular UK SSRI antidepressant receives heart warning

Citalopram, a popular selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant in the UK, has received a safety warning for an increased risk of side effects related to the heart. Doctors have been advised to lower dosages in another instance of SSRI side effects coming to light following studies involving the drugs.

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SSRI antidepressant withdrawal research lacking

Research into the affects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants is lacking, according to psychiatric Doctor John Grohol. Of the research available, Grohol says, results overwhelmingly point to SSRIs such as Celexa posing severe withdrawal effects.

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Zoloft lawsuit accuses manufacturers of fraud

A California woman has filed a Zoloft lawsuit alleging the manufacturer of the drug committed fraud by marketing the drug as effective. Laura Plumlee has said that Pfizer withheld studies from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) indicating that the antidepressant drug is about as effective as a placebo.

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Doctor argues SSRI antidepressants are being overprescribed

A doctor’s essay published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) argues that antidepressants in a class known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are being overprescribed. Some of the most-prescribed SSRI antidepressants include Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa and Lexapro.

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Doctors urge caution in SSRI antidepressant use

Doctors continue to urge caution among pregnant women who use antidepressants in a class known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Doctor Olof Stephansson, a researcher in a recent study to determine infant deaths associated with SSRI antidepressant use, recommended women use the lowest dose possible, if at all.

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