Tag Archives: antidepressants

NHS expert on how to quit antidepressants safely with almost a fifth taking them

Almost a fifth of the population is taking antidepressants, and they are invaluable to people who would struggle to cope without them. But these drugs are not usually meant to be a long-term solution – and coming off them can cause big problems. “It’s not always easy to come off ­antidepressants due to fears of… Read More »

Risk of Preterm Birth and Respiratory Distress in Pregnancies with Prenatal Exposure to Antidepressants

From the OptumLabs Data Warehouse, researchers identified 226,932 singleton deliveries. Cases of antidepressant exposure were defined as pregnancies with prescription claims for antidepressants submitted between the last menstrual period and 35 weeks’ gestation.  To standardize dosing, prescriptions were converted to fluoxetine equivalents, and a longitudinal cluster analysis was performed.  The outcomes observed in this study… Read More »

What antidepressants is best for anxiety

But are drugs always the best answer? Many different types of medications are used in the treatment of anxiety disorders, including traditional anti-anxiety drugs such as benzodiazepines typically prescribed for short-term use and newer options like SSRI antidepressants often recommended as a long-term anxiety solution. These drugs can provide temporary relief, but they also come… Read More »

How strong antidepressants uses

What are opioids and why are they dangerous? Look up antidepressant in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. May The treatment of manic depression bipolar disorder is not discussed here. They are effective for moderate, severe and chronic depression, but probably not for mild cases. Because of potentially lethal dietary and drug interactions, monoamine oxidase inhibitors have… Read More »

How much do antidepressants work

Exceptions are sometimes made for people with severe depression that fail to respond to other treatments. They also cause more unpleasant side effects than SSRIs and SNRIs. Anyone who has seen one of those horribly cliché staring-out-a-window-while-it’s-raining TV commercials for antidepressants knows that the accompanying long list of potential side effects is equally horrible. Thanks… Read More »