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2022 Apr

Clin Kidney J



Chronic prescription of antidepressant medication in patients with chronic kidney disease with and without kidney replacement therapy compared with matched controls in the Dutch general population.


van Oosten MJM, Koning D, Logtenberg SJJ, Leegte MJH, Bilo HJG, Hemmelder MH, Jager KJ, Stel VS
Clin Kidney J. 2022 Apr; 15(4):778-785.
PMID: 35371442.


Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with a higher prevalence of depression, neuropathic pain and insomnia. These conditions are often treated pharmaceutically. In this study we aimed to determine the prevalence of chronic antidepressant use among CKD patients with and without kidney replacement therapy (KRT).