Tag: SNRI

Antidepressant use increases hip fracture risk among elderly

from: Medical New Today .com Antidepressant use nearly doubles the risk of hip fracture among community-dwelling persons with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. The increased risk was highest at the beginning of

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Effexor Linked to Birth Injuries

The use of the antidepressant Effexor by pregnant women has been linked to birth injuries. Effexor, introduced in 1993, was the first serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) antidepressant, as distinguished from the more common selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). The FDA

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