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Certain Opioids Less Effective With SSRI Antidepressants

HealthDay News — Certain opioids are less effective for postoperative pain in patients taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants, according to a study published online Feb. 6 in PLOS ONE. Arjun Parthipan, from Stanford University in California, and colleagues used a machine learning approach to identify patients prescribed a combination of SSRIs and prodrug opioids postoperatively to…

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