Opioid-like antidepressant poisoning people, CDC warns; What is tianeptine? Source: Cox Media Group

Opioid-like antidepressant poisoning people, CDC warns; What is tianeptine? Source: Cox Media Group


Researchers at The Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued a warning about the federally-unapproved antidepressant tianeptine. Poison control centers across the United States reported an increased number of calls between 2014-2017, "suggesting a possible emerging public health risk," CDC researchers wrote in the agency's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report .



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