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 Antidepressants increase chances of stroke and death 
 
by What Doctors Don't Tell You - 12/17/2009
Following on from last week’s report that antidepressant drugs were not effective against depression, a new study has also found they increase the risk of stroke and premature death.

Around 2 per cent of people who take SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) antidepressants die each year or suffer a stroke as a direct result of the drug, the study has discovered.

Researchers analysed data on around 5,500 older women who were taking an antidepressant, and compared them with a similar group who were not taking the drug.

The increased risk was 'statistically significant', say researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital.

(Source: Archives of Internal Medicine, 2009; 169: 2128-39).

   
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