Navigation Links
Antidepressant Helps Relieve Hot Flashes

A popular antidepressant helped reduce the frequency of hot flashes in menopausal women, a drug company-funded study said on Tuesday, though an independent researcher said the drug's effectiveness was limited. Alternative treatments to hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats and memory and sleep problems will be looked at more closely because of studies showing long-term //hormone therapy increases women's risks of cancer, strokes and dementia.

The drug paroxetine, sold under the brand name Paxil by GlaxoSmithKline Plc, halved the number of hot flashes suffered by women in the study.Women who took an inert placebo also had fewer hot flashes, though the improvement was not as great as with the drug, which cut hot flashes to a median of 3.8 per day from 7.1 per day in women taking a relatively low daily dosage of 12.5 milligrams of Paxil.

Paxil and other antidepressants known collectively as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors have been shown to help relieve hot flashes in earlier studies.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Antidepressants come in handy for patients on treatment for hepatitis, cancers and multiple sclerosis
2. Antidepressant helps obesity
3. Antidepressants increase gastric bleeding
4. Antidepressants-important role
5. Antidepressants increase gastric bleeding
6. Antidepressants could pose grave implications
7. Antidepressants May Benefit Heart Patients
8. Antidepressants Harmful for Kids
9. Antidepressants For Children: How safe is it ?
10. Antidepressants Late In Pregnancy Harmful to Unborn Baby
11. Antidepressants Could Lead To Abnormal Bleeding
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/27/2016)... SC (PRWEB) , ... May 27, 2016 , ... ... a line of classic American timber frame barn kits, which can be found on ... are inspired by historic American barn plans, and they highlight the craftsmanship of timber ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... An influential resource amongst ... third time to shed lights on the variety of topics detailing why we appreciate ... Appreciation” tackles why this career has gone from being in a major recession to ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... ... installment is bolstered by inspiring human-interest stories, courtesy of awareness-driven celebrities and thought ... industry, from leading advocates, associations and industry leaders such as Bioness. , ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... Aimed at nurses ... human interest stories, courtesy of leaders in the nursing and health care industry. ... from leading advocates and associations—namely Jones & Bartlett Learning. , Jones & Bartlett ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... ... With a team of certified experts, Validation Center is ... GMP accreditation, Validation Center is also a registered authority of the international system ... Validation Center is ISO17025 accredited and only offers its clients the latest technology, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/25/2016)... 25, 2016 As illustrated by ... this month, the numbers and momentum of cannabis in ... into the billions, more research and development push the ... State of Legal Marijuana Markets Report  from from ArcView ... much of the increase in sector is attributed to ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... , May 25, 2016 ... the precision of circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) analysis ... the appointment of Professor Clive Morris ... leadership across the clinical development programme, scientific collaborations, ... help deliver significant improvements in clinical outcomes for ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... , May 24, 2016 ... beide primären Endpunkte und ... Überlegenheit in ‚ausgezeichneter plus guter ... Colons    ,      (Logo: ... gab heute neue positive Daten von der MORA-Studie ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: