antidepressant drug

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Noun1.antidepressant drug - any of a class of drugs used to treat depressionantidepressant drug - any of a class of drugs used to treat depression; often have undesirable side effects
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
MAOI, monoamine oxidase inhibitor - any of a group of antidepressant drugs that inhibit the action of monoamine oxidase in the brain and so allow monoamines to accumulate
nefazodone, Serzone - an antidepressant drug (trade name Serzone)
nontricyclic, nontricyclic antidepressant, nontricyclic antidepressant drug, nontricyclic drug - a class of antidepressant drugs that are not tricyclic drugs and do not act by inhibiting MAO
Edronax, reboxetine - an antidepressant drug that blocks the reuptake of norepinephrine
selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor, SSRI - an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of serotonin so that more serotonin is available to act on receptors in the brain
tricyclic, tricyclic antidepressant, tricyclic antidepressant drug - an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin and thus making more of those substances available to act on receptors in the brain
maleate - a salt or ester of maleic acid; used as a nontricyclic antidepressant drug for psychomotor activation
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Aripiprazole Oral Solution 1 mg/mL, the generic version of the antidepressant drug ABILIFY[sup.
ACCORDING to reports, antidepressant drug usage is up again.
Yesterday, a Huddersfield inquest heard how Clare O'Keefe, of Battye Street, Dewsbury, had 20 times more than the maximum recommended dose of the antidepressant drug mirtazapine in her system.
and its antidepressant drug candidate, which is now known as EB-1010, the Euthymics Bioscience spokeswoman said.
Presently, about one in four Americans will succumb to major depression during some period of their lives, and antidepressant drug use has skyrocketed in recent years.
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It is also worth remembering that medications having depressogenic effects could counteract antidepressant drug therapy, and perhaps render it ineffective.
This result is almost twice as good as the average antidepressant drug without any complications.
He pointed out that a person is likely to respond to the same antidepressant drug that has been used effectively to treat a family member.
com, suggest when L-methylfolate, a medical food available commercially as Deplin([R]), and by prescription, is used for dietary management of depression in combination with an antidepressant drug at the start of depression therapy, it results in significantly more patients experiencing major improvement and more rapid improvement than antidepressant monotherapy alone.