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Sunday, June 17, 2018

HARMS OF ANTIDEPRESSANTS

People taking amitriptyline for depression were 1.7-times more likely to commit suicide over 5 years

Research shows that antidepressants increase the risk of suicide.

People given a diagnosis of depression who were taking amitriptyline (Elavil) were 1.7-times more likely to commit suicide over the next five (5) years compared to people given a diagnosis of depression who were taking no antidepressants according to a recent analysis.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Jun 17, 2018 8:40 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

ELAVIL (AMITRIPTYLINE)

Elavil (amitriptyline) increases risk of diabetes 43%

The antidepressant Elavil (amitriptyline) increases the risk of diabetes 43% according to an analysis by researchers from Charité University Medical Center in Berlin, Germany.

The dose was 38 mg per day or above that increased the risk. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 05, 2011 6:19 am | [0] comments

Monday, April 04, 2011

ELAVIL

Elavil (amitriptyline) caused average weight gain of 5.3 lbs in six months

Elavil (amitriptyline) caused average weight gain of 5.3 lbs in six months in patients given the drug for as a preventative against migraine headaches according to a recent study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Apr 04, 2011 3:12 pm | [0] comments
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