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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: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
  • 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:


    Background:

    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).


    Aims:

    A case-control study was initiated at a medical

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Last update 4 October 2019

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