Antidepressants and adverse effects in young patients: uncovering the evidence
- Serotonin inhibitor effective for mixed depression, anxiety. // Geriatrics;Sep93, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p25
Reports that patients with mixed depression and anxiety may use the selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor (SSRI) paroxetine HCl as an alternative to tricyclic antidepressants. Incidence of anti-cholinergic side effects from paroxetine; Composition of respondents included in study; Adverse...
- Moclobemide Versus Clomipramine in Endogenous Depression: A Double-Blind Randomised Clinical Trial. Guelfi, J. O.; Payan, C.; Fermanian, J.; Pedarriosse, A.-M.; Manfredi, R. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Apr92, Vol. 160, p519
The effects of moclobemide (300-600 mg/day), a reversible monoamine oxidase inhibitor â€” A (MAOI-A), were compared in a double-blind, multi-centre trial with those of clomipramine (100- 200 mg/day) on 129 in-patients suffering from endogenous depression (according to ICD-9 and the...
- Real-World Data on SSRI Antidepressant Side Effects. Cascade, Elisa; Kalali, Amir H.; Kennedy, Sidney H. // Psychiatry (1550-5952);Feb2009, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p16
In this article, we provide information on patient-reported side effects from a cross-section of real-world patients. Specifically, data on side effects was tabulated for patients taking one of the following selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants: citalopram, escitalopram,...
- Escitalopram: In the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder in Adolescent Patients. Lily P.H. Yang; Scott, Lesley J. // Pediatric Drugs;2010, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p155
Escitalopram is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), and is the second antidepressant to be approved for use in treating major depressive disorder (MDD) in adolescent patients (aged 12-17 years) in the US. In a randomized, double-blind, flexible-dose, multicenter trial, once-daily...
- Everyday Problems in Treating Depression: Focus on SNRIs. Kasper, Siegfried // CNS Spectrums: The International Journal of Neuropsychiatric Med;Jul2008 Supplement 11, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p4
The article reports on the studies conducted which assesses the effectiveness of serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) antidepressants in treating patients suffering from depression. It is believed that SNRI has been efficient in preventing the reuptake of serotonin (5-HT) and...
- Psychiatric medications, body image, and weight. Raskin, Valerie Davis // Healthy Weight Journal;May/Jun98, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p39
Provides details of common psychiatric medication and its impact on weight, appetite and body appearance. Predicament of physicians in prescribing the medication; Form of depression associated with weight loss; Symptoms of depression by gender; Antidepressants and their effect on patients' weight.
- 'Where'd My Sex Drive Go?' Harrar, Sari // Prevention;Nov2002, Vol. 54 Issue 11, p164
Presents advice for dealing with the sexual side effects of antidepressants, such as adding an antidepressant that increases dopamine.
- Depression -- How medicine can help. // American Family Physician;4/1/1997, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p1695
Presents information about depression. Definition of depression; Symptoms of depression and its causes; How depression can be treated with medicines and counseling; 10 points when choosing an antidepressant medicine; Side effects of antidepressants; More information.
- HOW TO TAKE AN ANTIDEPRESSANT. Marano, Hara Estroff // Psychology Today;Feb2003, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p58
Discusses ways on how to take an antidepressant. Background on Prozac in treating depression in the U.S.; Purpose of the treatment of depression; Discussion on the selection of antidepressant pills; Significance of side effects to the treatment of depression.