Antidepressants can raise the risk of suicide, biggest ever review finds

Antidepressants can raise the risk of suicide, the biggest ever review has found, as pharmaceutical companies were accused of failing to report side-effects and even deaths linked to the drugs.

After comparing clinical trial information to actual patient reports the scientists found pharmaceutical companies had regularly misclassified deaths and suicidal events in people taking anti-depressants to “favour their products”.

Click here to read the full article from the TelegraphAntidepressants were found to double the risk of suicide in under 18s Photo: Alamy

Article from The Telegraph (Online edition) Sarah Knapton, Science Editor
11:30PM GMT 27 Jan 2016