Friday, December 15, 2006

Add antidepressant warning labels for young adults: U.S. panel

From CBC News:
Antidepressant drugs should be labelled to warn that their use may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviour in people up to age 24, a U.S. government advisory panel said Wednesday.

The information should be added to current "black box" warnings that say taking the drugs may increase risks in children and teens, said the panel of outside experts, which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration called on for advice on the issue. ...more

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