Selective serotonin uptake inhibitors

Selective serotonin uptake inhibitors (SSRIs)

Drugs that regulate depression by blocking the reabsorption of serotonin in the brain consequently raising serotonin levels. SSRIs include fluoxetine (Prozac), sertraline (Zoloft), and paroxetine (Paxil).
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Soifer plans to do a controlled study of the program, also evaluating the possible use of selective serotonin uptake inhibitors in conjunction with CBT.
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Serdaxin may achieve greater and broader therapeutic coverage and appears to be safe and well tolerated without the appearance of serious side effects that are commonly linked to currently marketed antidepressant drugs, such as selective serotonin uptake inhibitors (SSRI), serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRI), and tricyclic antidepressants (TCA).

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