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Manufactured cause


Antidepressants are drugs used for the treatment of major depressive disorder and other conditions, including dysthymia, anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, eating disorders, chronic pain, neuropathic pain and, in some cases, dysmenorrhoea, snoring, migraine, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), addiction, dependence, and sleep disorders. They may be prescribed alone or in combination with other medications.

A wide range of drugs—including tricyclic antidepressants like amitriptyline (Elavil) or doxepin (Deptran, Silenor, Sinequan)—have strong anticholinergic effects, which means they can have side effects like memory problems and confusion. These effects are more pronounced in older people, so these antidepressants are reserved for younger people. Anticholinergic drugs work by blocking the effects of acetylcholine, a substance that transmits messages in the nervous system. In the brain, acetylcholine is involved in learning and memory. In the rest of the body, it stimulates muscle contractions.

Risk C Factor
Measured in serving

There are 5 risks of Antidepressants, including:

Congenital Anomaly Maternity outcome
Strong increased risk of Congenital Anomaly
Maternity system

1 study

Hip fracture Musculoskeletal outcome
Strong increased risk of Hip fracture
Musculoskeletal system

1 study

Fracture Musculoskeletal outcome
Increased risk of Fracture
Musculoskeletal system

2 studies

Pneumonia Respiratory outcome
Minor increase risk of Pneumonia
Respiratory system

1 study

Dementia Brain outcome
Minor increase risk of Dementia
Brain system

1 study

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