TITLE

SELECTIVE SEROTONIN REUPTAKE INHIBITORS (SSRIs)

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2012;2007, p752
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, the antidepressants used for the treatment of depression, obsessive compulsive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. The dosage and usage information is provided. The possible adverse reactions or side effects of the drug, warnings, and precautions are discussed. Possible interaction of the drug with other drugs is also mentioned.
ACCESSION #
23970613

 

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