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Antidepressant Use in the Elderly Is Associated With an Increased Risk of Dementia

Antidepressant use may boost the risk of dementia in older men and women.

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Increased Risk of Dementia in Patients With Antidepressants: A Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies

The odds of suffering from dementia may be stacked against an individual taking antidepressant pills.

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Antidepressants and Risk of Cataract Development: A Population-Based, Nested Case-Control Study

Long-term use of antidepressants may promote the development of cataracts.

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Antidepressant Drug Use and Risk of Venous Thromboembolism

Regular popping of antidepressant pills may heighten an individual's risk of suffering from venous thromboembolism.

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Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibiting Antidepressants Are Associated With an Increased Risk of Nonvertebral Fractures

Nonvertebral fracture is highly likely to occur in individuals taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs).

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Risk of Fractures With Selective Serotonin-Reuptake Inhibitors or Tricyclic Antidepressants

The odds of breaking a bone are stacked against individuals using antidepressant drugs within the classes of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs).

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Seizure Risk Associated With Antidepressant Treatment Among Patients With Depressive Disorders: A Population-Based Case-Crossover Study

Regular intake of antidepressants may precipitate the onset of seizure in a patient with depression.

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Antidepressant Use and Risk of Epilepsy and Seizures in People Aged 20 to 64 Years: Cohort Study Using a Primary Care Database

The use of antidepressants is tied to higher risk of seizure and epilepsy.

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Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor and Selective Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor Use and Risk of Fractures in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Users of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors may be faced with increased risk of fracturing a bone.

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Using Antidepressants and the Risk of Stroke Recurrence: Report From a National Representative Cohort Study

​The chances of experiencing subsequent stroke attacks may be high among stroke patients taking antidepressant medications

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Tricyclic Antidepressant Use and Risk of Fractures: A Meta-Analysis of Cohort and Case-Control Studies

Users of medications in the class of tricyclic antidepressants (TCA) may be at risk of suffering from fracture.

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Antidepressants: Bad for the Bones

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Many doctors prescribe antidepressant medications if patients insist or if physicians know of too few other tools in their toolbox when it comes to treating depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorders, and menstrual symptoms, such as hot flashes and night sweats. No surprise; more than 10 million prescriptions are dispensed a...

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