Suicidal ideation and behavior as adverse events of prescribed medications: An update for pharmacists.

@article{Lavigne2016SuicidalIA,
  title={Suicidal ideation and behavior as adverse events of prescribed medications: An update for pharmacists.},
  author={Jill E. Lavigne},
  journal={Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA},
  year={2016},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={203-6}
}
OBJECTIVES Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the US, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has labeled more than 125 prescription drugs for potential adverse effects of suicidal ideation and behavior. Several are in the top 200 for highest dispensed volume, including the entire class of antiepileptics. Also included are drugs used to treat… CONTINUE READING