Prozac News

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4/9/2018
6/9/2016
Study Questions Use of Antidepressants for Children, Teens

They were seen as mostly ineffective and sometimes risky in these age groups

12/9/2015
6/26/2015
Common Antidepressants Linked to Higher Fracture Odds in Menopausal Women

Drugs like Celexa, Prozac could undermine bone, research suggests

6/2/2015
Risk to Baby From Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Is Small, Study Says

Newborn circulatory condition rate similar whether mom's depression was treated or not

6/19/2014
As Antidepressant Warnings Toughened, Teen Suicide Attempts Rose: Study

Overreaction to FDA warning may have led to undertreatment of depression, experts say

4/28/2014
Higher Doses of Antidepressants Linked to Suicidal Behavior in Young Patients: Study

They were twice as likely to try to hurt themselves if they were prescribed more than recommended dose

1/7/2014
Kids' Suicide Risk Similar for All Newer Antidepressants: Study

Children had roughly the same risk for suicidal thoughts and behaviors, regardless of drug they were taking

11/25/2013
Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy May Not Raise Autism Risk

Researchers looked at offspring of women who had used SSRI drugs

9/5/2013
Psychotherapy a Powerful Tool to Fight Depression, Studies Show

Cognitive behavioral therapy worked as well or better than antidepressants, other care at preventing depression or relapse

4/29/2013
Some Antidepressants Linked to Bleeding Risk With Surgery

It's not clear whether SSRI drugs should be stopped before procedures, study says

1/2/2013
Prenatal Antidepressants Don't Raise Fetal, Infant Death Risk: Study

But doctors, moms-to-be should still approach drugs known as SSRIs with caution, researchers say

10/17/2012
Common Antidepressants May Raise Stroke Risk a Bit, Study Finds

But individual risk posed by SSRIs remains extremely low, experts noted

3/22/2012
Antidepressants May Raise Risk for Pregnancy Complication

Use tied to maternal high blood pressure, study finds, but benefits may still outweigh risks

2/6/2012
Antidepressants May Not Raise Suicide Risk in Youth: Study

Despite 'black box warning' for drugs such as Prozac, no increase -- or decrease -- was found

12/6/2011
Best Antidepressant May Depend on Patient: Study

Large evidence review finds newer brands work equally well

12/2/2011
Prozac Might Ease Repetitive Behaviors in Some Adults With Autism

Study found 50% saw benefit, while only 8% in placebo group did

8/4/2011
Americans' Use of Antidepressants On the Rise: Study

And more prescriptions are being written for people without a diagnosis of depression, researchers find

8/3/2011
Popular Antidepressants Not Always Best Choice for Seniors

Study found that SSRIs seemed to have more side effects than older antidepressants

4/12/2010
Kids' Suicide Risk Same for All Antidepressants

Findings support FDA's 'black box' warning on all SSRIs, researchers say

9/25/2009
Antidepressants Linked to Heart Defects in Newborns

Certain drugs increase the possibility of septal malformation, researchers find

8/12/2009
Suicide Risk With Antidepressants Falls With Age

Study reiterates that young are most vulnerable

4/30/2008
Prozac Reduces Disease Activity in MS Patients

Small study finds antidepressant cut inflammation in relapsing remitting illness

1/25/2008
Health Tip: Don't Suddenly Stop Taking an Antidepressant

It can cause unpleasant side effects

2/3/2005
Use of Antidepressants While Pregnant Can Affect Baby

Spanish researchers find withdrawal symptoms

2/2/2005
Study: Benefits of Antidepressants Outweigh Risks

Annual suicide rates fell after Prozac's introduction

1/27/2005
British Medical Journal Retracts Part of Its Prozac Story

Says Eli Lilly documents were not missing for 10 years

11/11/2004
Prozac May Stunt Growing Bones

Young mice given drug had thinner, frailer skeletons

10/26/2004
Baby Mice on Antidepressants Grow Up Depressed

Study finds they also develop anxiety when given generic Prozac

9/15/2004
Antidepressant Warning Might Keep Kids From Care

Most children do benefit from these drugs, doctors stress

8/23/2004
Caution Urged on Antidepressants and Children

Parents asked to delay treatment changes as FDA weighs label revisions

8/17/2004
Combo Therapy Best for Teen Depression

Prozac plus cognitive behavioral therapy better than either alone, finds study

6/2/2004
Prozac Appears Safe, Effective in Teens

Early study results suggest combo of drug plus psychotherapy is best

4/22/2004
Antidepressant Use in Kids Under Fire Again

New study suggests risks of newer class outweigh benefits

3/22/2004
U.S. Urges Close Watch on Antidepressant Users

Concern mounts over behavior changes, including suicidal notions

2/2/2004
FDA to Weigh Wisdom of Antidepressants for Kids

Widely used SSRIs and suicide connection discounted by most

1/22/2004
Panel: Zoloft and Ilk Safe, Effective in Kids

Says SSRIs aren't likelier to lead to suicide

12/30/2003
New Drug Treats Bipolar Disorder

Combats bouts of severe depression

4/25/2003
U.S. Government To Probe Prozac's Effect on Reproductive Health

Action comes as drug is prescribed to more and younger women

12/10/2002
Antidepressants May Cause Premature Delivery

But SSRIs don't result in birth defects, research finds

11/4/2002
Prozac Doesn't Stop Learning

Animal study finds antidepressant protects women from adverse effects of stress on learning

5/3/2002
Depressed Brain May Heal Itself, But Only Briefly

Study finds similar brain changes for those taking placebo and antidepressant

3/26/2002
Researcher: Report of Prozac Link to Cancer is Wrong

Press reports mistakenly cite such a connection

3/22/2002
Club-Goers Embrace Ecstasy/Prozac Combo

Health experts call it misguided bid to protect against brain damage

3/5/2002
Shedding Light on Serotonin

Molecular mechanics of brain chemical could yield better antidepressants

12/18/2001
Modern Antidepressants Are Created Equal

Study: Three leading mood drugs are roughly the same

7/19/2001
Antidepressants Ease Headaches

Study shows drugs lessen need for painkillers

5/31/2001
Generic Prozac To Hit Shelves Soon

Court ruling against Lilly may save consumers 30%