[USA], Dec 21 ( ANI ): Antidepressant drug
clomipramine may help combat the course of multiple sclerosis (MS), suggests a study.
Functional anatomical correlates of antidepressant drug
treatment assessed using PET measures of regional glucose metabolism.
Sales of antidepressant drugs
now exceed $20 billion a year, "despite low rates of recovery, high rates of relapse, and an astonishing array of serious side effects." The author of The Depression Cure studied all these factors and came up with a plan called "Therapeutic Lifestyle Change," based on a six-step program, utilizing:
"Tricyclic antidepressant drugs
, but not SSRIs (other than sertraline), were also significantly associated with suicide attempts in young people," the investigators said.
He tried many holistic alternatives to pharmaceutical drugs before turning to an SSRI antidepressant drug
. Nothing seemed to help but, in time, he climbed out of his despair.
Newly introduced treatments for depression include the use of "booster drugs" that help the primary antidepressant drug
work more effectively, including Cytomel (a thyroid stimulator), lithium and Ritalin.
Indian pharma companies, in particular, are already having a global impact, with many now developing their own intellectual property: Ranbaxy developed a once-daily antibiotic; Matrix Laboratories developed a process for manufacturing a key ingredient of the antidepressant drug
It is also worth remembering that medications having depressogenic effects could counteract antidepressant drug
therapy, and perhaps render it ineffective.
Women under 40 can respond differently than women over 40 to the same antidepressant drug
, a finding that perhaps reflects hormonal changes across the female life cycle.
He says he has also gotten some limited relief by using the antidepressant drug
Paxil, though he no longer takes it.
He pointed out that a person is likely to respond to the same antidepressant drug
that has been used effectively to treat a family member.
Pharmaceutical Company Mylan NV (Nasdaq:MYL) reported on Monday the market availability of the generic version of the antidepressant drug
PRISTIQ (Desvenlafaxine) in the US.
Yesterday, a Huddersfield inquest heard how Clare O'Keefe, of Battye Street, Dewsbury, had 20 times more than the maximum recommended dose of the antidepressant drug
mirtazapine in her system.
3 December 2009 - Anglo-Swedish pharma major AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) (STO:AZN) has signed a cooperation and licence agreement for antidepressant drug
TC-5214 developed by US biopharmaceutical company Targacept Inc (NASDAQ: TRGT) .
A MERSEYSIDE law firm could be bringing a case on behalf of dozens of people who say they have become hooked on an antidepressant drug