Antidepressants May Raise Risk for Gastro Infection

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Antidepressants May Raise Risk for Gastro Infection
Wed, 05-08-2013 - 11:27am

According to recent Health Day News, "People who take certain types of antidepressants may be at higher risk for potentially deadlyClostridium difficileinfection, a new study suggests.

This type of infection is one of the most common caught by hospital patients and causes more than 7,000 deaths each year in the United States. Several medications are thought to increase the risk for this infection, including antidepressants." read more

Are you taking one of the antidepressants? Are you concerned?

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