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Choosing a suitable antidepressant for people with coronary heart disease (CHD)

2 July 2021Prescribers may need to choose a safe antidepressant in people with CHD. We guide on available options. We do not cover management of complex depression.

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) formulations suggested for adults with swallowing difficulties

1 July 2021A range of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are suitable for adults with swallowing difficulties.

Safety in Lactation: Antidepressants

21 October 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Monamine-oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) Due to the…

What is serotonin syndrome and which medicines cause it?

22 May 2020This Medicines Q&A outlines the causes and symptoms of serotonin syndrome and provides examples of medicines with the potential to cause serotonin syndrome.  

What evidence is available for the use of antidepressants for the management of menopausal hot flushes?

26 November 2019This is one of two UKMi Medicines Q&As addressing the management of menopausal hot flushes (vasomotor symptoms) with non-hormonal drug therapy.
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

CipralexLundbeck Ltd

Lundbeck Ltd
Cipralex
Tablets 5mg, 10mg, 20mg
G1 · Green 1Stability data indicates that the drug is suitable for CAs and there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
No special precautions for storage
No special precautions for storage
1 March 2013

genericAccord Healthcare Ltd

Accord Healthcare Ltd
generic
Tablets f/c 5mg 10mg, 20mg
A2 · Amber 2No stability data is available, the manufacturer does not, or cannot recommend use in CAs but there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
No special precautions for storage
No special precautions for storage
15 October 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Paroxetine, sertraline
Moderate amount of published evidence of safety
Long half-life increases risk of accumulation in breastfed infants. However., only small amounts have been detected in breast milk
Case report of necrotising enterocolitis, although association with breastfeeding uncertain
Monitor infant for drowsiness, poor feeding and restlessness
5 March 2020