hyponatremia in patients taking SSRIs (fluoxetine, etc) or venlafaxine (Effexor)

There's increasing awareness about hyponatremia in patients taking SSRIs (fluoxetine, etc) or venlafaxine (Effexor).

Hyponatremia seems to be more common with SSRIs and venlafaxine than with other antidepressants.

SSRIs and venlafaxine are thought to increase antidiuretic hormone (ADH) secretion, which can lead to hyponatremia.

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