selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

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selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

n.
An SSRI.
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Among them, citalopram, fluoxetine, and paroxetine belong to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), first-line therapeutic agents for treating a wide range of psychiatric disorders such as major depression, generalized anxiety disorder and post-traumatic disorder, to name but a few.
Tricyclic antidepressants and serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) "are our friends" because they treat depression and, unlike selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, neuropathic pain, as well, he said.
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the mainstay of pharmacological treatment for both depression and anxiety disorders.
In addition, a double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study showed rapid efficacy of ALKS 5461 in 32 patients with major depressive disorder who failed to respond adequately to treatment with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or selective serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), he said.
NORWAY -- Administering proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which are used to relieve gastroesophageal reflux, together with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), which are used to treat depression, has been observed to elevate blood levels of SSRIs by significant amounts.
Washington, July 05 (ANI): A new study has suggested that children born to women who take certain antidepressants, including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, during the first trimester of pregnancy may modestly increase the risk of developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Table 4: Dosing of Select Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors in
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).
Women on serotonin reuptake inhibitors who took Viagra reported improved sexual function after eight weeks, compared with those who took a placebo.
The overall use of antidepressants and the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors increased sharply from 1996 to 2004, when both trends plateaued.
It is one of a class of drugs known as Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors.
Key Words: citalopram, irinotecan, rhabdomyolysis, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

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