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Trends in prescribing and self-poisoning in relation to UK regulatory authority warnings against use of SSRI antidepressants in under-18-year-olds.

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AIMS: To assess the impact of the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Authority (MHRA) warning in December 2003 not to prescribe selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants, except fluoxetine, to under-18-year-olds. METHODS: Interrupted time series analysis of prescriptions (UK) and general hospital presentations for nonfatal self-poisoning (three centres in England) for 2000-2006. RESULTS: Following the MHRA warning in December 2003 there were significant decre...

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British journal of clinical pharmacology More from this journal
Volume:
68
Issue:
4
Pages:
618-629
Publication date:
2009-10-01
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EISSN:
1365-2125
ISSN:
0306-5251
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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