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The nurse is reviewing medications used for depression. Which of these statements is a reason that selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are more widely prescribed today than tricyclic antidepressants?


▸ SSRIs have fewer sexual side effects.

▸ Unlike tricyclic antidepressants, SSRIs do not have drug–food interactions.

▸ Tricyclic antidepressants cause serious cardiac dysrhythmias if an overdose occurs.

▸ SSRIs cause a therapeutic response faster than tricyclic antidepressants.
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Tricyclic antidepressants cause serious cardiac dysrhythmias if an overdose occurs.

Death from overdose of tricyclic antidepressants usually results from either seizures or dysrhythmias. SSRIs are associated with significantly fewer and less severe systemic adverse effects, especially anticholinergic and cardiovascular adverse effects. The other options are incorrect.
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