Year: 1992 Source: Journal of Analytical Toxicology, v.16, no.2, (March-April 1992), p.142-145 SIEC No: 19930932

Fluoxetine has been available for use as an antidepressant since early 1988. Recently, case reports have suggested that it may produce suicidal tendencies in some patients. The present report provides data from a medical examiner’s office regarding the number of cases in which fluoxetine has been detected & the proportion certified as suicides. (19 refs.)