(NaturalNews) The list of antidepressants that can cause sudden death is growing exponentially, with citalopram - under the brand names Celexa and Cipramil - the latest such drug to be added, according to a new study.
The research, published recently in the British Medical Journal,
revealed that the drug tends to cause a lengthening of the Q-T
interval, a part of the cycle of heart beat measured by an
electrocardiogram, or what is more commonly known as an EKG or ECG.
Indeed, a number of drugs are known for creating this phenomenon, the
most notable among them being methadone, which has been documented as
causing sudden death in some patients, especially when dosages are
increased too rapidly.