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Antidepressants Should Not Be Used Off-Label In Children, EMEA Says

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European Medicines Agency recommends that warnings highlighting the increased risk of suicidal behavior should be included in product information for SSRIs/SNRIs. If the products are used off-label in pediatric populations out of clinical necessity, children should be monitored for suicidal behavior, the agency says.

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