TITLE

Antiepileptic drugs carry small increased risk of suicidal thoughts

PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Reactions Weekly;8/16/2008, Issue 1215, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that antiepileptic drugs may carry a slight increased risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviour, according to a European review published in "Drug Safety Update." The review also took into consideration data obtained from published literature, postmarketing surveillance and a meta-analysis conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Based on these findings, patients are advised to be alert of any mood changes and other related symptoms.
ACCESSION #
34100980

 

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