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Side-effect profile of fluoxetine in comparison with other SSRIs, tricyclic and newer antidepressants: a meta-analysis of clinical trial data.

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BACKGROUND: In the last ten years, SSRIs have increasingly replaced TCAs as comparators of newer antidepressants (ADs), because of their better tolerability profile. In particular, fluoxetine has become a reference drug for the treatment of depression, but the occurrence of individual side effects in depressed subjects treated with fluoxetine and each comparator AD have not been systematically investigated. METHODS: This meta-analysis investigated the frequency of side effects induced by fluo...

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10.1055/s-2005-837806

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Pharmacopsychiatry
Volume:
38
Issue:
2
Pages:
69-77
Publication date:
2005-03-05
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EISSN:
1439-0795
ISSN:
0176-3679
URN:
uuid:8aed16fd-acd7-49e9-8ced-ff85905f9725
Source identifiers:
426038
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pubs:426038

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