Fluoxetine no longer a clear winner in adolescent depression

August 2009
PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;8/22/2009, Issue 585, p6
The article provides information on a study which investigated the cost effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) with fluoxetine and fluoxetine monotherapy in treating adolescent depression. Data from the Treatment for Adolescents with Depression (TADS) trial was used. Researchers concluded that CBT with fluoxetine may be a more cost-effective treatment than fluoxetine alone.


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