Daily Archives: April 30, 2014

Report: Proper SSRI Antidepressant Starting Dose Minimizes Suicide Risk In Young Adults

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     A large, well-controlled pharmacoepidemiological study shows that three SSRI antidepressants do not increase suicide risk in 10- to 24-year-olds when given at the proper, recommended doses. Higher doses were associated with a 2.2-fold increase in suicide risk. No similar dose effect was seen in those age 25 to 64.   read »

From Forbes.com, the blog of David Kroll, a pharma expert who used to blog for PLOS Blogs, my current employer. I recommend you to read on!