Psychiatric Drug Side Effects Reported to the U.S. FDA
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INFORMATION ABOUT MENTAL DISORDERS for which all of these drugs are prescribed for
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The FDA adverse reactions informaton in this database is comprised of adverse reactions to psychiatric drugs that have been reported to the FDA's Adverse Event Reporting System (MedWatch), between 2004 and 2011. The reactions are comprised only of the drugs that were reported as the Primary Suspect Drug (the drug suspsected of causing the adverse reaction in the patient). It is important to keep in mind that by the FDA's own admission, only 1-10% of side effects to prescription drugs are ever reported to the FDA, so the numbers here are low in comparison to the actual side effects occuring in the general population.

The "Adverse Reactions Reported By" graph lists the occupation of the individual who reported the drug reaction to the FDA.

The "Not Reported" note means information was not present in the FDA report.
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