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Revista Uruguaya de Medicina Interna

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PEREZ, Verónica; SPERANZA, Noelia; TAMOSIUNAS, Gustavo  and  ORMAECHEA, Gabriela. Risk profile of antidepressants selective reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Rev. Urug. Med. Int. [online]. 2016, vol.1, n.3, pp.25-33. ISSN 2393-6797.

Selective serotonin receptor inhibitor are widely used in clinical practice and have moved to other antidepressive drugs in recent decades. This seems to be linked to the concept of their greater safety profile and to minimize potential adverse effects that their use could generate. However, the number of both minor and serious reported adverse effects are not negligible and knowledge is important in order to prevent or diagnose early and act accordingly

Keywords : selective inhibitors of serotonin reuptake; adverse effects; risk profile; rational use of medicines.

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