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FDA Drug Safety Communication: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant use during pregnancy and reports of by FDA Posted Thu 15 Dec 2011 7:43am Safety Announcement [12-14-2011] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is updating the public on the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants by women during pregnancy and the potential risk of a rare heart and lung condition known as persistent pulmonary hypertensio ... Read on »
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) Antidepressants: Drug Safety Communication - Use During Pregnancy and Potential R by FDA Posted Wed 14 Dec 2011 4:00pm Including Celexa (citalopram); Lexapro (escitalopram); Prozac, Sarafem, Symbyax (fluoxetine); Luvox, Luvox CR (fluvoxamine); Paxil, Paxil CR, Pexeva (paroxetine); Zoloft (sertraline); Viibryd (vilazodone)  [Posted 12/14/2011]   AUDIENCE: Psychiatry, OB/GYN, Family Practice ISSUE: FDA notified healthcare profession ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (Ssri) Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy And Reports Of by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Wed 14 Dec 2011 6:21pm The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is updating the public on the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants by women during pregnancy and the potential risk of a rare heart and lung condition known as persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN). The initial Public Health Advisory in July 2006 on th ... Read on »
SSRI antidepressants linked to increased risk of stroke by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 19 Oct 2012 10:12am Antidepressants linked to risk of brain bleeds (Chicago Tribune): “People using a common class of antidepressants may have slightly increased odds of suffering bleeding in the brain — though the risk is still very small, researchers reported Wednesday…The antidepressants are known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), and inc ... Read on »
SSRI Link to Bleeding After Hear ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 16 Jun 2009 10:42pm SSRI Link to Bleeding After Heart Surgery Analyzed SSRI and non-SSRI medications have similar incidence of postoperative bleeding and mortality 17 june 2009-- Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants pose no greater bleeding risk after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) than non-SSRI antidepressants, according ... Read on »
Is SSRI use during pregnancy an autism risk factor? by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 22 Dec 2013 12:16pm A few recent studies have suggested that using SSRI’s during pregnancy might increase the risk of a child later being diagnosed autistic. SSRI’s are commonly used to treat depression. Earlier this year a team from Bristol studied the question and concluded: In utero exposure to both SSRIs and non-selective monoamine reuptake inhibito ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Autism and SSRI's by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Thu 12 Aug 2010 12:43pm A class of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI's) are commonly used to treat autism in children as young as two. SSRI's are better known as antidepressants by their trade names--Prozac, Zoloft, Celexia, etc. Serotonin is a neural transmitter in the brain involved in a variety of functions and some studies have implicated l ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Serotonin and Autism by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Thu 10 Mar 2011 4:52pm Serotonin is a neural transmitter involved in a variety of functions. Many pediatric neurologists and neural psychiatrists routinely put children with autism on Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI's). The net effect of these drugs is to increase the availability of serotonin at the synapse because theoretically children have low serot ... Read on »
Menopause Supplements and Licorice by Lynette Sheppard Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Sun 13 Jul 2014 2:45pm Candy Dish © lynette sheppard This informative guest post comes to us from our friends at menopausesupplement.com. Licorice may just relieve our hot flashes – just think, we might be cool without hormones or the latest trend of prescribing antidepressant drugs. (Talk about using an elephant gun to kill a fly – antidepressants pure ... Read on »
Health Headlines - July 20 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Bush Vetoes Stem Cell Research Bill As he had promised, President Bush on Wednesday cast the first veto of his presidency, rejecting legislation to ease limits on federal funding for research on stem cells obtained from embryos. "This bill would support the taking of innocent human life in the hope of finding medical benefits for others. ... Read on »