The following warning signs may be present in adults who
have a high risk for suicide:
Factors that may increase the risk of suicide include
FDA Advisory. The U.S. Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an
advisory on antidepressant medicines and the risk of
suicide. The FDA does not recommend that people stop using these medicines. Instead, a person taking antidepressants should be watched for
warning signs of suicide. This is especially important at the beginning of treatment or when doses are changed.
November 29, 2010
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & David Messenger, MD
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