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FDA Orders Strict Antidepressant Warnings

Makers Now Must Alert Public to Increased Suicide Risk in Kids

Antidepressant Warning Changes Immediate continued...

Regulators say they will move to disallow bulk packaging of antidepressant drugs, instead requiring companies to ship them in the same units that are delivered to patients. The action makes it easier to bundle antidepressant warnings with the drugs to ensure they always reach patients, Kweeder says.

Full List of Antidepressants in WarningAnafranil (clomipramine HCl)
Aventyl (nortriptyline HCl)
Celexa (citalopram HBr)
Cymbalta (duloxetine HCl)
Desyrel (trazodone HCl)
Effexor (venlafaxine HCl)
Elavil (amitriptyline HCl)
Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate)
Limbitrol (chlordiazepoxide/amitriptyline)
Ludiomil (Maprotiline HCl)
Luvox (fluvoxamine maleate)
Marplan (isocarboxazid)
Nardil (phenelzine sulfate)
Norpramin (desipramine HCl)
Pamelor (nortriptyline HCl)
Parnate (tranylcypromine sulfate)
Paxil (paroxetine HCl)
Pexeva (paroxetine mesylate)
Prozac (fluoxetine HCl)
Remeron (mirtazapine)
Sarafem (fluoxetine HCl)
Serzone (nefazodone HCl)
Sinequan (doxepin HCl)
Surmontil (trimipramine)
Symbyax (olanzapine/fluoxetine)
Tofranil (imipramine HCl)
Tofranil-PM (imipramine pamoate)
Triavil (perphenaine/amitriptyline)
Vivactil (protriptyline HCl)
Wellbutrin (bupropion HCl)
Zoloft (sertraline HCl)
Zyban (bupropion HCl)

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