Choosing Antidepressants Based on Comorbid Medical Conditions

Let’s begin this discussion with the following hypothetical case:

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(1) Antidepressants use with RENAL IMPAIRMENT

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(2) Antidepressants use with HEPATIC IMPAIRMENT

(3) Antidepressants use with CARDIAC RISK (QTc PROLONGATION)

(4) Antidepressants use with ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

(5) Antidepressants use with BLEEDING RISK (THROMBOCYTOPENIA)

(6) Antidepressants use with HYPONATREMIA RISK

(7) Antidepressants use with HIGH PROLACTIN LEVEL

(8) Antidepressants use with SEIZURE DISORDER

(9) Antidepressants use with RLS (Restless Leg Syndrome) and PLM (Periodic Limb Movements)

(10) Antidepressants use with FUNCTIONAL DYSPEPSIA

(11) Antidepressants use with ONCOLOGY PATIENTS

(12) Antidepressants use with TRANSPLANT PATIENTS

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