Depression: alternatives for patients with bleeding risk may not be better

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Takeaway

  • Mirtazapine (Remeron) is associated with increased risk for gastrointestinal bleeding; evidence is insufficient to confirm the safety of bupropion (eg, Zyban).

Why this matters

  • Some have suggested mirtazapine or bupropion as alternatives to selective serotonin reuptake inhi...