Antidepressants sold in the United States that the study found to be most effective included: Amitriptyline Effexor (venlafaxine) Lexapro (escitalopram) Paxil (paroxetine) Remeron (mirtazapine) Trintellix (vortioxetine) Those that made the least-effective list of antidepressant drugs
sold in the United States included: Luvox (fluvoxamine) Oleptro (trazodone) Prozac (fluoxetine)
To tie their mouse work to what happens in the human brain, the researchers next analyzed genetic information from 541 depression patients and tracked their response to a course of antidepressant drugs
One of the interesting results of Luscher's new research is that some antidepressant drugs
completely reverse the behavioral and hormonal symptoms of depression in the GABA-A-receptor-deficient mice, bringing their behavior to the level of normal, "wild-type" mice.
SSRI antidepressant drugs
, such as Lexapro and Prozac, were banned in the UK for use on children under 18 some years ago due to the sharply increased risk of suicidal behavior in children, among other dangerous side-effects.
A review of 18 studies published in the January 14, 2009 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association found that antidepressant drugs
may be able to diminish some of the common symptoms of fibromyalgia, a debilitating condition that affects up to six percent of people in North America.
Constipation is a common side effect of pain pills (especially narcotics), antacids that contain aluminum or calcium, antispasmodic and antidepressant drugs
, tranquilizers, iron supplements, calcium channel blockers for high blood pressure and heart conditions, and some medications for Parkinson's disease and epilepsy.
Comment: Previous studies have shown that the addition of triiodothyronine (T3) to standard therapy is often effective for depressed patients who have failed to respond to antidepressant drugs
THE headlines tell us that antidepressant drugs
Here's some depressing news about antidepressant drugs
Often antidepressant drugs
are used to counter symptoms which, if left untreated, can last as long as one year.
ANNA Nicole Smith's 20-year-old son died from the accidental effect of methadone and two antidepressant drugs
interacting in his system, according to a well-known American pathologist who conducted a private autopsy.
Tricyclic antidepressant drugs
, but not SSRIs (other than sertraline), were also significantly associated with suicide attempts in young people," the investigators said.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) publicly associated antidepressant drugs
with worsened depression and suicidal ideation.
act on chemicals in the brain that can become unbalanced and cause depression.
The purpose was to identify whether the company has misused a dominant position or has been involved in anticompetitive agreements in the markets for antidepressant drugs