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Are there any side effects of ssri?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, usually not bad

Common ssri side-effects: sedation, caffeine-like agitation/jittery feeling, restless legs, stomach upset, decreased sex drive.
Sounds like a long and scary list, but millions use ssris without any problems at all. A careful prescriber (doctor) will choose the medicine least likely to cause side-effects in that particular patient.

In brief: Yes, usually not bad

Common ssri side-effects: sedation, caffeine-like agitation/jittery feeling, restless legs, stomach upset, decreased sex drive.
Sounds like a long and scary list, but millions use ssris without any problems at all. A careful prescriber (doctor) will choose the medicine least likely to cause side-effects in that particular patient.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: SSRI SE's.

Common ones are nausea, headaches, dry mouth, insomnia, vivid dreams, sweating, diarrhea, & black box warning re.
Suicide risk.

In brief: SSRI SE's.

Common ones are nausea, headaches, dry mouth, insomnia, vivid dreams, sweating, diarrhea, & black box warning re.
Suicide risk.
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Dr. Ladislav Volicer
Psychiatry - Geriatric
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Side effects may include nausea and diarrhea and in some cases also decreased libido.

In brief: Yes

Side effects may include nausea and diarrhea and in some cases also decreased libido.
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