Items Tagged ‘Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors’

February 10, 2012

Could antidepressants help reduce the risk of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy?


A groundbreaking study published in Elsevier’s Epilepsy & Behavior provides evidence in mouse model that drugs known as Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs; one category of antidepressants) may reduce the risk of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)… Elson L. So, MD, Second Vice-President of the American Epilepsy Society and Professor of Neurology at Mayo […]

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Tags: American Epilepsy Society, antidepressants, Elsevier's Epilepsy & Behavior, Elson L. So, Professor or Neurology, Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, SSRIs, Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy

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