Review shows significantly increased risk, although absolute risk remains low.
Gastroenterology Information Center
A team of researchers assessed the clinical characteristics and short-term outcomes of children with asparaginase-associated pancreatitis.
Later exposure to any SSRI was associated with a significant increase in PPHN risk compared with no exposure in a large retrospective cohort study.
Diabetes Information Center
Type 2 diabetes risk is increased in young adults through antidepressant use, specifically the duration of use and the cumulative dose.
Over the last two decades, the prescribing of tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) has decreased due to their unfavorable side-effect profile.
A new patient’s former clinician prescribed bupropion (Wellbutrin) for the first seven days of each month. Is this common? What is the advantage of this method?—Suzanne R. Martin, FNP-C, Howell, Michigan. I found no reason in the literature for using a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) only seven days per month. I would discontinue this…
What is the best way to safely reduce selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) and bupropion (Wellbutrin) dosages to prevent serotonin syndrome in patients who want to discontinue these medications? I have been advising a full tablet of each medication one day followed by a half tablet the next for one month and then reducing the…
Pregnant women who take antidepressants, specifically selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), may be increasing their child's risk for persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn.
The use of these antidepressants in children has exploded in the past decade. So has the controversy about increased suicide rates in patients taking them.
Researchers found more evidence that links SSRI use during pregnancy to birth defects.