July 30, 2021 at 7:56 am

Akathisia Risks and Prescribing Errors

The risk of suffering SSRI-induced akathisia is increased when a person has previously suffered akathisia. Yet many prescribers remain unaware that giving out another SSRI brand can produce the same adverse outcome.

“He had suffered a bad reaction to Fluoxetine in 2011, an antidepressant that is in the same family as sertraline.”

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Read the full article at https://www.belfastlive.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/co-tyrone-familys-plea-after-21173837