selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

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selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

n.
An SSRI.
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Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the mainstay of pharmacological treatment for both depression and anxiety disorders.
Based on the result of two 8-week placebo-controlled studies including 861 patients with MDD and a 52-week open-label study including 599 patients, the company believes that the drug is associated with decreased sexual dysfunction, which is something of an Achilles' heel for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
This type of interaction may be overlooked because of the relatively safe drug-drug interaction profile of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
These include newer medications-chiefly the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)-the tricyclics, and the monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs).
CHICAGO -- A preliminary analysis of hospital admissions suggests that selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors may be associated with a significant risk of gastrointestinal bleeding, Michael Jones, M.
Venlafaxine extended-release (Effexor XR) achieves remission faster than paroxetine (Paxil), a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor with a Food and Drug Administration-approved indication for treatment of panic disorder.
In addition, the study seeks to determine the most effective alternative treatment for subjects who show a poor response to a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) and to expand the company's database to allow further optimization of Aspect's technology.
At the meeting--held to discuss reports of neonatal withdrawal after in utero exposure to a serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SRI) and other issues related to pediatric adverse events reports associated with certain drugs--the panel agreed that there should be further education of physicians about the information added in the label, either through medical societies or another venue.
To assess the efficacy of drug and behavioral therapy 41 patients on a stable treatment regimen for rheumatoid arthritis were enrolled in a randomized study Fourteen patients were treated with a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, sertraline, and cognitive-behavioral therapy Another 13 patients were treated with sertraline and participated in an arthritis educational program.
Paxil is the only selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor with an FDA indication for social phobia, but other selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors have proved effective in clinical trials.
This concern, if unfounded, may actually be harming patients because depression, anxiety, and migraine often occur together, and many patients could benefit from taking a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) and a triptan, said Dr.

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