Anticonvulsant medications and the risk of suicide, attempted suicide, or violent death.

@article{Patorno2010AnticonvulsantMA,
  title={Anticonvulsant medications and the risk of suicide, attempted suicide, or violent death.},
  author={Elisabetta Patorno and Rhonda L. Bohn and Peter M. Wahl and Jerry Avorn and Amanda R. Patrick and Jun Liu and Sebastian Schneeweiss},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2010},
  volume={303 14},
  pages={
          1401-9
        }
}
CONTEXT In 2008, the US Food and Drug Administration mandated warning labeling for anticonvulsant medications regarding the increased risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors. The decision was based on a meta-analysis not sufficiently large to investigate individual drugs. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the risk of suicidal acts and combined suicidal acts or violent death associated with individual anticonvulsants. DESIGN A cohort study of the risk of suicidal acts and combined suicidal acts or… CONTINUE READING
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