High Risk of Fatality with Effexor Overdose ~ OPOLAW Injury Blog

Thursday, January 29, 2009

High Risk of Fatality with Effexor Overdose

Pharmaceutical company Wyeth has notified doctors about new prescribing information for their antidepressants Effexor and Effexor XR. Studies have shown that there the risk of an overdose being fatal with Effexor and Effexor XR is far higher than with SSRI antidepressants. Doctors have been advised to prescribe the smallest amount of medication possible to reduce the risk of overdose.

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