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Antidepressants

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Antidepressants prescribed twice as much in deprived areas

Antidepressant drugs were prescribed to more than twice as many people in the most deprived parts of England compared to the least in 2020-21. 

Sertraline price hikes see NHS spend rise fourfold

Massive price hikes to the antidepressant saw the NHS spend over six times more on the drug in 2020-21 compared to the previous year. 

Sharp rise in antidepressant use in pandemic

Researchers say mental health safeguards are needed to prevent people suffering harmful side-effects of antidepressants.

'Urgent need' for evidence on discontinuing antidepressants

There is an "urgent need" for better evidence on the safest and most effective ways to discontinue antidepressants, a review finds. 

Antidepressant prescribing on the increase in England

The number of antidepressant drugs prescribed in England is on the rise according to new NHSBSA data.

Antidepressants may cut stroke risk

Antidepressants may reduce the risk of ischaemic stroke, Neurology reports.

Inhalers and antidepressants most common NUMSAS items

The number of referrals made through the NHS Urgent Medicine Supply Advanced Service (NUMSAS) has more than doubled in the past year.

The antidepressant gamble

A research team is asking community pharmacists to help develop a tool to personalise treatment for depression.



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