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Antidepressants & SSRIs

Injuries and Side Effects of Antidepressants and SSRIs

The use of antidepressants is on the rise in the United States, and it is estimated that one in 10 Americans use this type of medication. Women are more likely to be prescribed this type of medication, with about 25 percent of women in their 40s and 50s taking antidepressants. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the most popular type of antidepressants and are common among expectant mothers – but these drugs have been show to put the baby at risk of autism or other severe birth defects.

POPULAR ANTIDEPRESSANTS AND SSRIs

Celexa
Effexor
Lexapro
Paxil
Prozac
Ssris
Zoloft

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