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Antidepressants

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Patients should consider talking therapies before drugs for mild depression

NICE's guidelines on diagnosing and treating depression are the first for 12 years.

PSNC awaits pilot on inclusion of antidepressants in NMS

PSNC says its support for depression to be added to the New Medicine Service remains unwavering

Antidepressants prescribed twice as much in deprived areas

Antidepressant drugs were prescribed to more than twice as many people in the most deprived parts of England compared to the least in 2020-21. 

Sertraline price hikes see NHS spend rise fourfold

Massive price hikes to the antidepressant saw the NHS spend over six times more on the drug in 2020-21 compared to the previous year. 

Sharp rise in antidepressant use in pandemic

Researchers say mental health safeguards are needed to prevent people suffering harmful side-effects of antidepressants.

'Urgent need' for evidence on discontinuing antidepressants

There is an "urgent need" for better evidence on the safest and most effective ways to discontinue antidepressants, a review finds. 

Antidepressant prescribing on the increase in England

The number of antidepressant drugs prescribed in England is on the rise according to new NHSBSA data.

Antidepressants most increased prescription area in 2016, figures show

An NHS Digital Report shows that in 2016 antidepressants saw the greatest increase of any BNF therapeutic area for the fourth year running

3.9m year-on-year increase in antidepressant prescriptions

61 million antidepressants were dispensed in 2015 compared to just 31.6 million in 2005, according to a report by the HSCIC



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