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GPs warned off-label antidepressant prescribing ‘lacks evidence’

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Re; - Off label low-dose SSRIs: - second half of menstrual cycle, severe PMT. Both - off-label/on-label antidepressant prescribing. POST SSRI SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION. (PSSD). RxISK. 2017. "Close to 100% of people who take antidepressants experience some form of sexual side effect". "Most people who take an SSRI or an SNRI and some tricyclic antidepressants (clomipramine and imipramine) will feel some form of genital numbing, often within 30 minutes of taking the first dose". "PSSD affects both men and women. It can happen after only a few days exposure to an antidepressant and persist for months, years or indefinitely. There is no known cure". (Then there is the risk of akathisia, with resulting violence against self and/or others).

Posted date

07 Mar 2017

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6:06pm

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