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Antidepressants May Benefit Heart Patients
...ive serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), such as sertraline
(Zoloft), make the blood less sticky and less likely to clot, they found. The study, published in the American Heart Association (news - web sites)'s journal Circulation, suggests that doctors //should check heart patients for depression and treat i...
Sertraline Can Prevent Recurrent Depressive Episodes In Diabetics
... two groups; with the experimental group receiving sertraline
while the control group received a placebo instead...months. At the end of the study, patients taking sertraline
had a reduced risk of developing recurrent depression when compared to their counterparts. At the en...
Drug Zoloft May Prevent Recurring Depression In Diabetics
...ealth. "Our study establishes a clear benefit of sertraline
for prevention of depression recurrence in patient...achieved during the recovery phase. Treatment with sertraline
is relatively simple, safe and widely available, and although it is not curative, it offers patients...
Low Doses of Anti-Depressant May Help PMS
...Psychiatry, researchers reported that low doses of sertraline
taken for two weeks before the onset of the menstr...signed to fixed-dose treatment with 25 or 50 mg of sertraline
or given a placebo for four menstrual cycles. Source-Newswis SRM...
Newer Class of Antidepressants Similar in Effectiveness, Side Effects Differ
...nefazodone (formerly Serzone), paroxetine (Paxil), sertraline
(Zoloft), trazodone (formerly Desyrel), and venlafaxine (Effexor). Many of these drugs are also sold in generic form. The analysis, which examined only adult use of second-generation antidepressants, drew on 293 published studies. Of those, 187 wer...
New Study Challenges NICE Guidelines on Adolescent Depression
... a more recent trial in 2006 found no advantage of sertraline
plus cognitive behaviour therapy over monotherapy. A third trial published in 2005 also found that the addition of cognitive behaviour therapy to SSRIs had no significant effect on symptoms of depression. The results of the BMJ trial suggest a furt...