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Antidepressant side effects may be greater than first thought

A survey completed by users of antidepressants indicates that the incidence of side effects are higher than anticipated. Some stopped taking their medication as a result of the side effects. Forty percent of people taking the drugs had sexual problems and some suffered drowsiness or weight gain. Nevertheless, most people reported that the medication was very effective.

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About: Antidepressant side effects may be greater than first thought

Date: 15 October 2004

Source: WRAL


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