Adding to the concerns about antidepressant use, a Dutch report in the Archives of Internal Medicine
highlighted another problem with the pills: abnormal bleeding. Patients taking drugs that strongly inhibit reuptake of serotonina neurotransmitter that aids both mood and blood clottingwere at least twice as likely to be hospitalized for bleeding in the brain, uterus and other sites than patients taking weaker drugs. So-called SSRIs, including Prozac and Paxil, were among the strongest drugs. The risk is small, however, and most serious for patients already at elevated risk for bleeding....
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