I saw a post on this earlier and I can't find it now. What are the chances of all these
Happening? I read it
Can cause sudden cardiac death
And CAD in women with no preexsisting issues?!?'
The tricyclic antidepressants and Celexa (citalopram) and Lexapro (escitalopram) may affect the electrical system of the heart at high doses. Even then it is usually only a problem when heart disease is already a factor.
OTOH, the serotonergic antidepressants slightly 'thin' the blood which may reduce the incidence of heart attacks and ischemic strokes.