Daily Archives: 30/10/2017

SSRI AND BLOOD THINNERS

SSRIs, a type of antidepressants, carry a risk of bleeding for users and combining them with blood thinners like Aspirin or the drug clopidogrel raises the risk significantly. (Darren Staples/Reuters)Blood thinners are generally prescribed to patients who have had heart attacks; depression is quite common after a heart attack.But SSRIs, a type of antidepressants, carry […]

Antidepressants And Blood Thinners Prompt Brain Cancer Cells to Eat Themselves

Awesome. BEC CREW25 SEP 2015Researchers have found that when combined with anticoagulant drugs, antidepressants can slow the growth of aggressive brain tumours called gliomas, causing the cancer cells to effectively eat themselves and stem the progression of this particularly deadly disease.Stemming from the brain’s glial cells – which help to support and insulate the neurons […]