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Antidepressants and the risk of gastrointestinal hemorrhage in elderly at a medical center in northern Taiwan: A case-control study

  • At: Dublin (Ireland) (2013)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: LEI, Chia Yu (Cathay General Hospital, Pharmacy, Taipei, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Chen, Hsin-Yen (Cathay General Hospital, Taipei, China Taiwan)
    Huang, Wan-Tsui (Cathay General Hospital, Taipei, China Taiwan)
  • Abstract:


    Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are one of the most widely-used antidepressants inTaiwan over the last decade. Although its efficacy and safety have been accepted, recently, use of SSRIs has been linked to an increased risk of gastrointestinal hemorrhage (GIH).


    A case-control study was initiated at a medical


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