Higher bleeding risk is tied to SSRIs, surgery study finds

05/21/2013

A study in JAMA Internal Medicine has found a link between the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, a common class of antidepressants, and a greater risk of surgery-related bleeding, transfusion, readmission and death. Scientists analyzed data on more than 530,000 operations at 375 hospitals. Researchers called for a prospective observational study on the effects of SSRIs in surgery.

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