Mood-stabilizers get FDA suicide warning

This came up months ago but has been more seriously followed up on. As Philip says on Furious Seasons it's unclear if this is to be a "black box" warning yet, the most serious of warnings on pharmaceuticals. These are the "mood-stabilizers" that were first created as anti-convulsants. "The risk of suicidal thoughts or behavior... Continue Reading →

Suicidality now associated with antiepileptic drugs too

It's not just antidepressants anymore. And benzos are well known to cause depression too. Anti-seizure meds are commonly used as "mood stabilizers" in bipolar disorder. The FDA issued an alert today. Update: Furious Seasons now has good commentary on this issue.

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