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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.

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.  

How do you switch between tricyclic, SSRI and related antidepressants?

21 October 2019This updated Medicines Q&A provides advice on the risks and suggested strategies for switching between tricyclic (TCA), selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) and related antidepressants.…

What is the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding associated with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)?

17 October 2019Observational study results have indicated that there is an association between the use of SSRIs and upper GI bleeds, with a number needed to harm…

If antidepressant-induced hyponatraemia has been diagnosed, how should the depression be treated?

10 June 2019This Medicines Q&A evaluates the evidence available on the management of depression in patients with antidepressant-induced hyponatraemia. Summary Most antidepressants are associated with hyponatraemia, with…
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

FaverinBGP Products Ltd

BGP Products Ltd
Faverin
Tablets 50mg, 100mg
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
14 October 2015

genericWockhardt

Wockhardt
generic
Tablets 50mg, 100mg
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
14 October 2015

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