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Antidepressants and suicide risk


Over the last two decades, the prescribing of tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) has decreased due to their unfavorable side-effect profile.
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MICROALBUMINURIA SCREENING FOR ONE-WEEK BUPROPION THERAPY?

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…
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PREVENTING SEROTONIN SYNDROME

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…
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Are SSRIs safe for childhood depression?

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.
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