The Safety, Tolerability and Risks Associated with the Use of Newer Generation Antidepressant Drugs: A Critical Review of the Literature

October 2016
NAPPP Monthly Newsletter;Oct2016, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p8
The article presents a study which examined the safety, tolerability, and risks related to the use of newer generation of antidepressant drugs (AD) for the treatment of major depressive disorders. Among the drugs are serotonin noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors, bupropion, and mirtazapine. Also cited are some possible side effects like gastrointestinal symptoms, weight gain, and metabolic abnormalities.


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