Guides and Papers

Guides and Papers

Published papers based on RxISK data

Diagnostic criteria for enduring sexual dysfunction after treatment with antidepressants, finasteride and isotretinoin

Development and persistence of patient-reported visual problems associated with serotonin reuptake inhibiting antidepressants

Post-SSRI sexual dysfunction: Patient experiences of engagement with healthcare professionals

Enduring sexual dysfunction after treatment with antidepressants, 5α-reductase inhibitors and isotretinoin: 300 cases

One hundred and twenty cases of enduring sexual dysfunction following treatment

Ninety-three cases of alcohol dependence following SSRI treatment

Sudden Cardiac Death and the Reverse Dodo Verdict


Citizen petition: Sexual side effects of isotretinoin

Citizen petition: Sexual side effects of SSRIs and SNRIs

Guides by RxISK team

Akathisia, an emotional state caused by over 100 different drugs.

Drugs That Can Cause Depression, Agitation & Suicidality


Antidepressants Guide

Side Effects of Antidepressants

Stopping Antidepressants

Notes on Antidepressant Withdrawal to Take to Your Therapist

Post-SSRI Sexual Dysfunction (PSSD)


Antipsychotics Guide

Side Effects of Antipsychotics

Dopamine agonists

Dopamine Agonists

Dopamine Agonists and Parkinson’s Disease


Mood Stabilizers

Dependence and Withdrawal

Medicine Induced Stress Syndromes

Abuse and consent

The following chapters from David Healy’s book Psychiatric Drugs Explained relate to issues of abuse and consent.


Pharmacological Abuse