closeup of man pouring prescription pills into hand risking drug interactions between opioids and antidepressants

Antidepressant and Opioid Drug Interactions

Patients who take antidepressants and opioids together can experience serious health risks. Despite that risk, doctors co-prescribed the two drug types in over 17 million office visits between 2013 and 2014, according to a 2018 study from Drug, Healthcare and Patient Safety. New research has shed more light on the dangerous consequences of these drug…