He added: "Our compound is 10 times better than Cymbalta at inhibiting the re-uptake
of norepinephine and comes close to the holy grail of a perfectly balanced antidepressant," White said.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), made recommendations for doctors to make sure the group of anti-depressants known as Selective Serotonin Re-uptake
Inhibitors (SSRIs) are used only
Susan is one of thousands who could ultimately seek compensation after the Government's medical advisers bowed to pressure to hold a fully independent assessment of the risks associated with the anti-depressants - also known as selective serotonin re-uptake
Michigan's prior authorization list, for example, allows the selective serotonin re-uptake
inhibitors generic fluoxetine, Paxil, and Paxil CR without prior authorization, while Celexa, Luvox, Prozac, Sarafem, and Zoloft require prior authorization.
Urinary excretion of serotonin in depressed individuals significantly increased after antidepressant treatment by 5-hydroxytryptophan and/or selective serotonin re-uptake
inhibitor (p < 0.
The Go Easy(TM) clinical trial also showed a reduction of cholesterol by around 15% -- possibly related to the known cholesterol re-uptake
(reabsorption) mechanism operating in people who have infrequent bowel movements.
Some antidepressants - particularly SSRIs (selective serotonin re-uptake
inhibitors) such as Prozac - interfere with sex drive in 30 to 60 per cent of cases.
The pill of choice these days is what is known as an SSRI, a selective serotonin re-uptake
inhibitor, which maximises the use of the feel-good chemical serotonin within our brains.
What are Selective Serotonin Re-uptake
The findings support the idea that venlafaxine's serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibition--a dual mechanism of action that kicks in at high doses--is superior to the selective serotonin re-uptake
inhibition of paroxetine in the treatment of depression, he added.
PHILADELPHIA -- A growing body of evidence emerging from double-blind trials is confirming the safety and efficacy of selective serotonin re-uptake
inhibitors for major depression in children and adolescents.
Prozac (fluoxetine chlorohydrate) is one of a variety of antidepressants known as selective serotonin re-uptake
inhibitors (SSRIs) introduced at the end of the 1980s.