Hoertel et al., Molecular Psychiatry, doi:10.1038/s41380-021-01021-4 (Peer Reviewed) Association between antidepressant use and reduced risk of intubation or death in hospitalized patients with COVID-19: results from an observational study
Retrospective 7,230 hospitalized COVID-19 patients in France, 345 receiving an antidepressant medication within 48 hours of admission. There was a significant association between antidepressant use and reduced risk of intubation or death (HR 0.56, p < 0.001). Fluvoxamine is not included because there was only one person taking it in this study.
Hoertel et al., 8/17/2020, peer-reviewed, 17 authors.
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