Antidepressants

Antidepressant Medications and Headache: Is There a Link?

Antidepressant Medications and Headache: Is There a Link?

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Compared to placebo, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) were associated with a significantly higher risk of headache (risk ratio [RR] 1.06, 95% CI: 1.00 to 1.13; P =.045).

Exploring the Connections Between Neuropathic Pain and Comorbid Mood Disorders

Exploring the Connections Between Neuropathic Pain and Comorbid Mood Disorders

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Substantial evidence suggests a close connection between neuropathic pain and mood disorders.

Comparing the Efficacy of Postherpetic Neuralgia Treatments for Pain Relief

Comparing the Efficacy of Postherpetic Neuralgia Treatments for Pain Relief

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Analgesics may be more effective in alleviating pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia compared with topical therapies, antivirals, antidepressants, and antiepileptics.

Recurrent Chest Pain Linked to Depression, Anxiety

Recurrent Chest Pain Linked to Depression, Anxiety

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Depression, anxiety, and perceived stress scores were all positively correlated with increasing chest pain frequency, and the relationship was significant for depression.

Antidepressants for Chronic Pediatric Pain?

Antidepressants for Chronic Pediatric Pain?

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No conclusive evidence was found supporting the efficacy of antidepressants in the pediatric population.

Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy, Offspring Intellectual Disability Not Linked

Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy, Offspring Intellectual Disability Not Linked

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There is no association between intellectual disability and maternal use of antidepressants during pregnancy.

Response to Pregabalin for Fibromyalgia-Related Pain in Patients Taking Antidepressants

Response to Pregabalin for Fibromyalgia-Related Pain in Patients Taking Antidepressants

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Researchers identified characteristics associated with pain improvement in patients with fibromyalgia who take antidepressant medications.

Predicting Remission for Antidepressant Medications

Predicting Remission for Antidepressant Medications

Obesity and sex are differential predictors of acute remission for commonly used antidepressant medications.

Antidepressant Serum Levels may be Lower in Cigarette Smokers

Antidepressant Serum Levels may be Lower in Cigarette Smokers

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Serum concentration levels of several antidepressants were lower in cigarette smokers vs non-smokers.

Patients With Fibromyalgia Syndrome Might Have Increased Risk for Peptic Ulcer Disease

Patients With Fibromyalgia Syndrome Might Have Increased Risk for Peptic Ulcer Disease

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Patients with fibromyalgia syndrome are 1.40 times more likely to develop peptic ulcer disease compared with those without.

Risks Associated With Neuropathic Pain Treatment

Risks Associated With Neuropathic Pain Treatment

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Death and serious outcomes resulting from overdose or poisoning from drugs used to treat depression more than doubled during the last decade and a half, found a recent study, with amitriptyline topping the list.

Antidepressants Often Prescribed to Manage Pain, Fibromyalgia, Migraine

Antidepressants Often Prescribed to Manage Pain, Fibromyalgia, Migraine

When physicians prescribed antidepressants for insomnia and pain, they often prescribed antidepressants off-label.

Common Antidepressant Shows Effectiveness in Treating Multiple Sclerosis-Related Neuropathic Pain in Animal Model

Common Antidepressant Shows Effectiveness in Treating Multiple Sclerosis-Related Neuropathic Pain in Animal Model

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Investigating changes in structure and neuronal activity in higher sensory cortex related to pain sensitivity in an animal model of MS

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