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FDA Medwatch Alert: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) - Serotonin Syndrome

Posted 19 Jul 2006 by Drugs.com

[Posted 07/19/2006] FDA notified healthcare professionals and consumers of new safety information regarding taking medications used to treat migraine headaches (triptans) together with certain types of antidepressant and mood disorder medications (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and selective serotonin/norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). A life-threatening condition called ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: SSRIs and Treatment Challenges of Depression in Pregnancy

Posted 19 Jul 2006 by Drugs.com

[Posted 07/19/2006] FDA notified healthcare professionals and consumers of important information from two recent studies that should be considered when making treatment decisions in pregnant women who take antidepressants. The studies included pregnant women who were treated with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), or in a few cases, other antidepressant medications.One study ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Public Health Advisory: Antidepressant Use in Children, Adolescents, and Adults

Posted 22 Mar 2004 by Drugs.com

The FDA asked manufacturers of the following antidepressant drugs to include in their labeling a Warning statement that recommends close observation of adult and pediatric patients for worsening depression or the emergence of suicidality when treated with these agents. The drugs that are the focus of this new Warning are: Prozac (fluoxetine); Zoloft (sertraline); Paxil (paroxetine); Luvox ...

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