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Antidepressants increase the risk of seizure 1.5 to 5.4-fold
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 1:22 pm Email this article
Antidepressant use is associated with an increased risk of seizures / epilepsy according to a study from UK researchers.
The increased risk of seizures is as follows:
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Hill T, Coupland C, Morriss R, Arthur A, Moore M, and Hippisley-Cox J. Antidepressant use and risk of epilepsy and seizures in people aged 20 to 64 years: cohort study using a primary care database. BMC Psychiatry, 2015 Dec 17; 15: 315.
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Division of Primary Care
School of Medicine
University of Nottingham
Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
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