Top psychiatrists warn patients could be put at risk by TV scaremongers 'highlighting the risks of antidepressants' in BBC documentary
In a one case, 18-year-old Dylan Stallan (pictured) took his own life in 2015, two months into a course of the antidepressant sertraline. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Abnormal brain spontaneous activity in major depressive disorder adolescents with non-suicidal self injury and its changes after sertraline therapy - Dai L, Zhang X, Yu R, Wang X, Deng F, Li X, Kuang L.
BACKGROUND: Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) commonly occurs among adolescents with major depressive disorder (MDD), causing adverse effects on the physical and mental health of the patients. However, the underlying neurobiological mechanism of NSSI in adol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 7, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Antidepressant taken by millions is being dished out to men struggling with premature ejaculation
The antidepressant sertraline can be life-saver for suicidal Brits or 'destroy their sexual identity' for years after they stop taking it. Experts weigh in after Lewis Capaldi shares his experience. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 10, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Most antidepressants prescribed for chronic pain lack reliable evidence of efficacy or safety, scientists warn
Largest ever investigation into antidepressants used for chronic pain shows insufficient evidence to determine how effective or harmful they may be.Study reviewed commonly prescribed medications including amitriptyline, duloxetine, fluoxetine, citalopram, paroxetine, and sertraline.One third of people globally are living with long-term pain with many prescribed antidepressants to relieve symptoms.Most antidepressants used for chronic pain are being prescribed with “insufficient” evidence of their effectiveness, scientists have warned.A major investigation into medications used to manage long-term pain found that harms ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 9, 2023 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news
Speedy Gonzales analysis method in one drop of beverage, for crimes committed with drugs from three different groups - Anilanmert B, Yonar FC.
In this study, a 15 min dilute-and-shoot analysis method was developed for the simultaneous confirmation and quantification of these d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Mental Illness Made My First Year as a Mom Excruciating. I ’ m Just Lucky It Wasn ’ t Worse
One month before I got pregnant with my son, I was diagnosed with bipolar II disorder. My husband and I had been trying to conceive since our miscarriage the year prior. But we were supposed to have paused the baby-making to focus on finding a fix for my brain. When I told my therapist and my psychiatrist that I was pregnant, their faces fell. I would have to stop trying out medications and hope that the lowest possible dose of the safest possible antipsychotic would be enough to sustain my mental health through my pregnancy. While some pregnant people are able to stay on antidepressants, doctors said they were off-limits ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 22, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eugenia Leigh Tags: Uncategorized Family freelance society-team Source Type: news
Interpersonal psychotherapy versus sertraline for women with posttraumatic stress disorder following recent sexual assault: a randomized clinical trial - Proen ça CR, Markowitz JC, Coimbra BM, Cogo-Moreira H, Maciel MR, Mello AF, Mello MF.
BACKGROUND: Sexual assault often triggers posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a potentially chronic severe mental disorder. Most guidelines recommend selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and trauma-focused psychotherapies as treatment options.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
REVEALED: The hidden epidemic of sexual dysfunction which experts blame on SSRI antidepressants
Rebecca Graham is in her early 40s and has had no sensation in her genitals for eight years since she came off the SSRI drug sertraline, which had been prescribed for symptoms of premenstrual syndrome. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Sertraline Inhibits CatSper Ca2+ Channels in Human Sperm Sertraline Inhibits CatSper Ca2+ Channels in Human Sperm
This in-vitro study investigated whether selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants affect the function of human sperm.Human Reproduction (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news
Risk of hospitalized depression and intentional self-harm with brand and authorized generic sertraline - Pennap DD, Swain RS, Welch EC, Bohn J, Lyons JG, Dutcher S, Mosholder AD.
BACKGROUND: Recent suggestions of therapeutic inequivalence of brand and generic sertraline have raised concerns about disproportionately higher adverse events among generic users. OBJECTIVE: To assess the impact of confounding in a comparison of t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Patient and clinical factors associated with response to medications for posttraumatic stress disorder - Shiner BR, Gui J, Rozema L, Cornelius SL, Dufort V, Schnurr PP, Watts BV.
OBJECTIVE: Fluoxetine, paroxetine, sertraline, topiramate, and venlafaxine have previously shown efficacy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in randomized clinical trials. Two prior studies using Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical records da... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Sertraline hydrochloride for reducing impulsive behaviour in male, repeat-violent offenders (ReINVEST): protocol for a phase IV, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised clinical trial - Butler T, Schofield PW, Knight L, Ton B, Greenberg D, Scott RJ, Grant L, Keech AC, Gebski V, Jones J, Ellis A, Weatherburn D, Wilhelm K, Jones A, Churchill A, Allnutt S, Mitchell PB, Chappell D, D'Este C, Villa D, Carr V.
INTRODUCTION: Considerable evidence supports an association between poor impulse control (impulsivity) and violent crime. Furthermore, impulsivity and aggression has been associated with reduced levels of serotonergic activity in the brain. Selective serot... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Can I Have a Glass of Wine While Taking Sertraline?
Title: Can I Have a Glass of Wine While Taking Sertraline?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 9/3/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/3/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - September 3, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news
Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Modeling of Sertraline Dosing in Pregnancy
FDA scientists offer quantitative predictive modeling tools, such as physiologically-based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) modeling, to help optimize drug dosing throughout pregnancy. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 17, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news
Predictors and trajectories of treatment response to SSRIs in patients suffering from PTSD - N øhr AK, Eriksson H, Hobart M, Moltke I, Buller R, Albrechtsen A, Lindgreen S.
We examined predictors and latent classes of SS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news