Managing specific interactions with smoking

31 October 2023When individuals taking certain medicines stop, start or re-start smoking, monitoring and dose changes may be needed.

SSRIs to other antidepressants: switching in adults

17 February 2023Suggested methods for switching safely between SSRIs or to other antidepressants. Switches requiring additional specialist support are highlighted.

Choosing an antidepressant for people with coronary heart disease

2 July 2021Making a suitable choice of antidepressant in CHD needs to include considerations of both the patient and the characteristics of the medicines.
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Lactation Safety Information

Paroxetine, Sertraline
Limited 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 possible diarrhoea, vomiting, sleep disorder and agitation in a breastfed infant
Monitor infant for colic, drowsiness, poor feeding and restlessness
5 June 2018