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  1. Trends in the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in nine department of Veterans Affairs outpatient facilities.

    Article - En anglais

    The average daily dose and need for dose escalations for the drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) has frequently been a point of controversy.

    This study reports on the information gathered from nine Veterans Affairs hospitals over a two six-month periods.

    Average daily doses of fluoxetine, paroxetine, and sertraline started at 30.9 mg. 24.2 mg, and 87.8 mg and ended at 28.4 mg, 24.2 mg, and 89.8 mg, respectively.

    Cost, number of prescriptions, and dosage strength data is also presented.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Dose journalière, Inhibiteur recapture, Sérotonine, Psychotrope, Antidépresseur, Traitement, Chimiothérapie, Ancien combattant, Trouble anxieux, Coût financement, Santé mentale, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Daily dose, Reuptake inhibitor, Serotonin, Psychotropic, Antidepressant agent, Treatment, Chemotherapy, Veteran, Anxiety disorder, Financing cost, Mental health, United States, North America, America, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0092975

    Code Inist : 002B18H05B. Création : 31/05/1999.