"Reason to be cheerful" chirrups the advertisement for sertraline, a heavyweight antidepressant for people who have suffered a major bout of depression, and who may have attempted suicide. Manufac ...
My sister has been treated for over five years at hospital for breast cancer. However, early last year, I asked if a doctor from our surgery would call as she felt unwell when she woke up (although she did improve during the day).
The SSRI group of antidepressants - including fluoxetine and paroxetine - are no more effective and have no fewer side effects than the older tricyclic antidepressants, according to an overview of six double-blind studies (Curr Ther Res, 1993; 54).
The new generation of antidepressants such as the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may be more dangerous than their predecessors for the elderly, the most common group of users. ...
The new breed of antidepressants, such as Prozac, is no better at treating depression than older drugs, researchers have found. ...
Children as young as two are being prescribed powerful mood-changing drugs such as Prozac and other antidepressants. Although usage usually begins at the age of six and then carries on until the age of 19,
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The US army has launched a study into the side-effects of antimalarial drug mofloquine (Lariam) following allegations that the drug might be linked to suicides
I should like to make some observations about your recent articles on depression, and relate something of my own experience with these disorders.