Fish in U.S. Rivers Tainted With Common Medications
..., a drug used for epilepsy and bipolar disorder;
norfluoxetine, an active ingredient in the antidepressant fluoxetine (Prozac);
the antidepressant sertraline
galaxolide and tonalide, common odor-enhancing ingredients in soap and other hygiene products.
Galaxolide and tonalide were found in t...
Zoloft, Lexapro the Best of Newer Antidepressants
THURSDAY, Jan. 29 (HealthDay News) -- sertraline
(Zoloft) and escitalopram (Lexapro) are the best o...ed on their analysis, the review authors concluded sertraline
and escitalopram were the best antidepressants ove...ll in terms of efficacy and patient acceptability. sertraline
was found to be more effective than duloxetine by ...
Study Calls for Greater Scrutiny of 'Off-Label' Drug Use
The other drugs on the list are:
Bupropion (Wellbutrin) approved for depression, commonly used off-label for bipolar diaorder.
(Zoloft) approved for depression, commonly used off-label for bipolar disorder.
Venlafaxine (Effexor) approved for depression, commonly used off-la...
Combo Treatment Best for Anxiety Disorder in Kids
THURSDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- For children with anxiety disorders, a combination of cognitive behavior therapy and the antidepressant sertraline
(Zoloft) works better than either treatment alone, researchers report.
However, Zoloft or cognitive behavior therapy by themselves did work in more...
... as we try to develop novel medications, while the sertraline
study will try to find out if we can tell which pa...se.
That same approach will be used in the new sertraline
study, with two different scans before and after a...l agent (THC) that appears to act on them. The new sertraline
study will take it one step further, by looking at...
Treating SSRI-resistant depression
... either switching to a second SSRI or to a non-SSRI antidepressant. Some common SSRI antidepressants are fluoxetine (Prozac), citalopram (Celexa) and sertraline
(Zoloft), while examples of a few common non-SSRI antidepressants are venlafaxine (Effexor) and buproprion (Wellbutrin, Zyban). The authors combined 4...
Comparison of venlafaxine and SSRIs in the treatment of depression
...orts their findings: Venlafaxine was superior to SSRIs in efficacy overall, and moreover, statistically superior to fluoxetine but not to paroxetine, sertraline
or citalopram. Venlafaxine had a higher dropout rate due to adverse events. These findings indicated a 5.9% advantage in remission rates for venlafa...
As depression symptoms improve with antidepressants, hopelessness can linger
... his team studied 573 patients with depression from 37 practices. They were given an antidepressant, either fluoxetine (Prozac), paroxetine (Paxil) or sertraline
(Zoloft). They were assessed one, three, six and nine months after the treatment began.
Overall, patients depression responded rapidly to medicati...
Anti-depressant drugs can double risk of gastrointestinal bleeding
...ween specific drugs and whether one was associated with more bleeding than another. However, previous studies have shown that paroxetine (Paxil®), sertraline
(Zoloft®) and fluoxetine (Prozac®) are most often associated with abnormal bleeding. Singh said future research should address the question of...
Treating depression may improve recovery of heart rate variability following coronary syndromes
...andomly assigned to take either the antidepressant sertraline
or placebo for 24 weeks. After 16 weeks, 258 patie...ome even experienced a decrease. Patients who took sertraline
had a 9 percent increase in heart rate variability...evious studies of non-depressed patients.
treatment and symptomatic recovery from depression...