Hormone replacement therapy and antidepressant prescription patterns: a reciprocal relationship
- News in brief . . . // Reactions Weekly;1/8/2005, Issue 1033, p4
Presents an update on medical research as of January 8, 2005. Information on a study on the relationship between the rate of suicide events and antidepressant treatment; Effects of lidocaine on patients with fentanyl-induced cough; Disadvantages of oral hormone replacement therapy in women.
- What prevents relapse best. Cohen, Sharon; Doheny, Kathleen; Bloomquist, Michele // Shape;Sep2003, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p90
Reports on benefits of taking antidepressants for a year or longer.
- An Open Trial of Mirtazapine in Menopausal Women with Depression Unresponsive to Estrogen Replacement Therapy. Joffe, Hadine; Groninger, Heather; Soares, Claudio; Nonacs, Ruta; Cohen, Lee S. // Journal of Women's Health & Gender-Based Medicine;Dec2001, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p999
Treatment of major depression in menopausal women is controversial. Estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) treats mild depression but may not treat more severe depression in this population. Antidepressants are recommended as treatment for major depression in menopausal women, but the specific...
- Newer antidepressants for hot flashes. Loprinzi, Charles L.; Barton, Debra L.; Rhodes, Deborah J.; Wahner-Roedler, Dietlind L. // Patient Care;Jul2002, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p45
Presents information on several pilot trials using antidepressants for the treatment of hot flashes. Venlafaxine dose-seeking trial; Paroxetine and sertraline placebo-controlled trials; Present pilot trials with other newer antidepressants. INSET: This article at a glance.
- From the editors. // Nature Reviews Neuroscience;Feb2006, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p85
Deals with the efficacy of antidepressants. Prevalence of depression; History of the development of the first antidepressant drug Iproniazid; Side effects of antidepressants.
- ACP treatment guideline for antidepressants. Elliott, William T. // Travel Medicine Advisor;Jan2008 Supplement, p2
The article discusses a guideline issued by the American College of Physicians on the use of "second-generation antidepressants." The group recommends that antidepressants should be chosen on the basis of negative effect, cost and patient option. Further recommendations by the group include that...
- Effects of 5-HT6 receptor blockade on the neurochemical outcome of antidepressant treatment in the frontal cortex of the rat. Dawson, L. A.; Li, P. // Journal of Neural Transmission;Jun2003, Vol. 110 Issue 6, p577
Summary. Using in vivo microdialysis in the freely moving rat we have examined the effects of 5-HT6 receptor antagonism on the neurochemical outcome of antidepressant treatment. Acute administration of both desipramine (10 mg/kg s.c.) and venlafaxine (10 mg/kg s.c.) produced a 2 fold increase in...
- InÂ vivo Effect of Antidepressants on [3H]paroxetine Binding to Serotonin Transporters in Rat Brain. Subhash Nadgir; Manish Malviya // Neurochemical Research;Nov2008, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p2250
AbstractÂ Â Amine transporters are major target for development of various pharmacological agents to treat behavioral disorders. Serotonin transporters (SERT) have been implicated in the etiology of depression and drugs acting on SERT can be effective in treating depression. The aim of the...
- The Bitterest Pill. // Vogue;Apr2014, Vol. 204 Issue 4, p190
The author reports on her struggle dealing with anxiety and depression. She says that she was dependent on Klonopin, a benzodiazepine, one of a family of antianxiety medications, as a long-term treatment for anxiety. The U.S. National Alliance on Mental Illness warns that physical dependency on...
- PUMPED UP ON PROZAC? McCook, Alison // Discover;Nov2003, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p12
Reports on the research conducted by scientists to determine how Prozac and other antidepressant drug work. Theory on the mechanism of action of the drug; Analysis of brain images.