Medicines Healthcare products Regulating Authority: SSRI

Calling all doctors, pharmacists and nurses  involved in the care of patients with depression. Also valuable for clinicians starting out in  psychiatry.

(Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) SSRI learning module

The MHRA have just launched a learning module on selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressants for clinical practitioners.  This self-directed learning package outlines the key risks of this important class of medicines. For each adverse effect, the package outlines:

  • the main features of the adverse effect
  • factors that increase the risk
  • how the risk can be reduced
  • specific treatment for the adverse effect.

A self-assessment exercise, together with full feedback, complements the learning material. SSRI learning module

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