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Poppers are volatile alkyl nitrite compounds that are inhaled to enhance sexual experience and for their psychoactive effects. A less well-known side effect is foveal maculopathy, which has emerged ...


The aim of the study was to estimate the risk of fatal and non-fatal myocardial infarction and stroke in patients with bipolar I disorder compared to people without bipolar I disorder. Utilizing a ...


A study from the University of Eastern Finland in collaboration with Deakin University, Australia, has shown that recurrent major depressive disorder ( MDD ) in men is associated with lower bone densi ...


The reported risk of depression in patients with hypomagnesaemia is controversial. The objective of a meta-analysis was to assess the association between depression and hypomagnesaemia. Six obse ...


The objective of a study was to examine the risk for persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn associated with antenatal exposure to antidepressants. Of the 3077 abstracts reviewed, 738 pape ...


The results from the CONNECT study showing that Vortioxetine ( Brintellix ) 10 to 20 mg/day in adults with major depressive disorder ( MDD ) met the primary study endpoint of demonstrating superiority ...


Placebo-controlled trials indicate that Cytisine, a partial agonist that binds the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor and is used for smoking cessation, almost doubles the chances of quitting at 6 month ...


Antipsychotics and mood stabilisers are prescribed widely to patients with psychiatric disorders worldwide. Despite clear evidence for their efficacy in relapse prevention and symptom relief, their ef ...


Few pharmacotherapies have demonstrated sufficient efficacy in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder ( PTSD ), a chronic and disabling condition. A study has evaluated the efficacy and saf ...


Depressive symptoms are common in schizophrenia and can worsen outcomes and increase suicide risk. Lurasidone ( latuda ) is an atypical antipsychotic agent indicated for the treatment of schizophrenia ...


Treatment of bipolar depression is complicated by variable response and risk of switch to mania. Guidance is informed by the strength of evidence rather than by comparative data. Researchers have p ...


Since the 1970s, clinicians have increasingly become more familiar with hyperprolactinemia ( HPRL ) as a common adverse effect of antipsychotic medication, which remains the cornerstone of pharmacolog ...


Since 1999, there has been a dramatic increase in opioid overdose deaths and addiction to opioid drugs, including both prescription opioid pain relievers and heroin. Increased rates of addiction hav ...


A study has determined, using research on Duloxetine ( Cymbalta ) for major depressive disorder as an example, if there are inconsistencies between protocols, clinical study reports, and main publicly ...


A study has investigated if the widely publicized warnings in 2003 from the FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) about a possible increased risk of suicidality with antidepressant use in young people ...