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FDA expands suicide warnings on antidepressants


The Food and Drug Administration has ordered drug makers to include warnings that antidepressant can lead to suicide and suicidal thoughts among young adults.

Drug makers are already required to warn teenagers and children of the suicide risk. The FDA now says the label should cover people up to age 25.

FDA experts say antidepressants double the risk of suicidal behavior in youth ages 18 to 25.

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F.D.A. Expands Suicide Warning on Drugs (The New York TImes 5/3)
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