Problems associated with long-term treatment with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.

@article{Moret2009ProblemsAW,
  title={Problems associated with long-term treatment with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.},
  author={Chantel Moret and Mar{\'i}a A Isaac and Mike Briley},
  journal={Journal of psychopharmacology},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 8},
  pages={967-74}
}
Although the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), which are now widely used as a first-line treatment for depression and many other psychiatric conditions, are generally well tolerated, they are not devoid of side effects. Most short-term treatment-related side effects of SSRIs are transient and disappear after a few days or weeks. However, following long-term treatment with the SSRIs, some serious adverse events may occur. Some of them can be difficult to recognise because they can… CONTINUE READING

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