Zoloft


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a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade name Zoloft)

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But SSRIs, including Zoloft, are prescribed for a variety of disorders besides depression, including bulimia, hot flashes, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, stroke recovery and sexual dysfunction, and there are no studies of the effects of these drugs on brain volumes in individuals not diagnosed with depression.
The lawsuit charges that Pfizer negligently marketed Zoloft to treat depression in pregnant women, even though it knew or should have known as early as 1991 that it was "unreasonably dangerous to pregnant users and their unborn children.
During 2004, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), like Zoloft, to carry a label that warned of the increased risk of suicidal behavior among young people that take this medication.
The antidepressant defense has been raised by at least 100 people accused of violence or murder, but it's not one that Pfizer, the maker of Zoloft, wants to succeed-particularly now, when manufacturers and the FDA are under fire for withholding information about dangerous side effects of antidepressants.
This led to the FDA's reanalyzing data for Effexor and several other SSRIs, and in October the FDA issued an advisory citing similar findings for Celexa, Effexor, Prozac and Zoloft.
The drug Zoloft, commonly used for depression, also improves quality of life and alleviates disruption in daily activities for the one-quarter of Alzheimer's patients who also suffer from major depression, maintain researchers at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
In general, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, such as Prozac, Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, and Paxil, have in recent years become the first line of defense against depression.
Viagra was the most remembered medication, while Zoloft had the biggest gain over the past year, moving from the 23rd to 8th most frequently recalled drug.
The Zoloft helps with her obsessive-compulsive disorder, while the Concerta calms the ADHD.
and Zoloft for the unbearable sense of dread," while the Blockbuster visitor is merely involved in a "semantical argument" about the store's promotional use of the word "love.
John's wort was no better than the prescription anti-depressant Zoloft at relieving the symptoms of major depression in a study of 340 people.
We tried putting him on Zoloft, an anti-depressant also used for obsessive compulsive behaviors.
In July 2000, Karen took Zoloft to help her over the trauma of moving from their home of 20 years.
She was also found in possession of a prescription drug, reported as the anti-depressant Zoloft, without a valid prescription.
She was also found in possession of a prescription drug, which the New York Daily News reported was anti-depressant Zoloft, without a valid prescription.