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Indications of Paton and Ferrier for Gastroprotection in a Patient Taking a Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI)

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Gastroenterology
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

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A patient taking a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) may be at increased risk for gastric bleeding. Paton and Ferrier identified situations when gastroprotective therapy may be indicated in a patient taking an SSRI. The authors are from the Oxleas NHS Trust and the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne in England.

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