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Antidepressant use increasing in Lakes region - New Zealand Herald

Depression - Thu, 2017-06-22 12:20

Antidepressant use increasing in Lakes region
New Zealand Herald
The use of antidepressants dispensed locally has risen by 13 per cent in just four years. Prescriptions - and repeats - for antidepressant medications in the Lakes DHB area rose from 67,509 in 2012 to 76,595 last year. The Ministry of Health figures ...

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Lucid Pharma recalls 69k bottles of antidepressant over quality issues - Becker's Hospital Review

Depression - Thu, 2017-06-22 10:33

Lucid Pharma recalls 69k bottles of antidepressant over quality issues
Becker's Hospital Review
Lucid Pharmaceuticals recalled more than 69,000 bottles of its extended-release antidepressant drug cenlafaxine hydrochloride over quality concerns. Here are three things to know. Lucid launched the nationwide voluntary recall June 1 after receiving ...

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Lucid issues recall of 69000 bottles of antidepressant meds - FiercePharma

Depression - Thu, 2017-06-22 05:11

FiercePharma

Lucid issues recall of 69000 bottles of antidepressant meds
FiercePharma
Lucid Pharma issued a nationwide voluntary recall of about 69,000 extended-release capsules of venlafaxine hydrochloride, which is used as an antidepressant. The recall of the subscription-only drug was initiated by the company in early June, and was ...

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Researchers identify key protein that helps trigger ketamine's rapid ... - News-Medical.net

Depression - Wed, 2017-06-21 23:54

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Researchers identify key protein that helps trigger ketamine's rapid ...
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UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists have identified a key protein that helps trigger ketamine's rapid antidepressant effects in the brain, a crucial step to ...

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There's More Proof That Ketamine Works for Depression - TIME

Depression - Wed, 2017-06-21 11:38

TIME

There's More Proof That Ketamine Works for Depression
TIME
For decades, scientists have searched for a new type of antidepressant, one that works differently from the 20-plus drugs already on the market. Finding a new option is crucial, since a third of people don't respond to available depression treatments.
Study answers why ketamine helps depression, offers target for safer therapyMedical Xpress

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WORKING ON WELLNESS: Omega-3 may boost effects of antidepressant medication - San Angelo Standard Times

Depression - Tue, 2017-06-20 17:52

San Angelo Standard Times

WORKING ON WELLNESS: Omega-3 may boost effects of antidepressant medication
San Angelo Standard Times
More than 40 clinical studies on people with depression have shown that supplementing with fish oil rich in omega-3 fatty acids can substantially boost the effectiveness of antidepressant medication. It appears that the magic is in the omega-3s ...

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Antidepressant use in under 18s jumps 12 percent in England ... - PharmaTimes

Depression - Tue, 2017-06-20 04:20

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Antidepressant use in under 18s jumps 12 percent in England ...
PharmaTimes
The number of children and adolescents taking medicines to combat depression and anxiety has jumped 12 percent in a 12-month period, an investigation by ...
Antidepressants are prescribed to children under six | Daily Mail ...Daily Mail

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Closer Monitoring Needed to Combat Poor Antidepressant Adherence - Medscape

Depression - Mon, 2017-06-19 11:06

Medscape

Closer Monitoring Needed to Combat Poor Antidepressant Adherence
Medscape
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — About half of patients treated with antidepressants do not adhere to their regimen, and a little more than 40% achieve recommended plasma levels of the drugs even when treated at the correct dose, say Czech researchers, who ...

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Number of under-18s on antidepressants in England rises by 12% - The Guardian

Depression - Sun, 2017-06-18 13:01

The Guardian

Number of under-18s on antidepressants in England rises by 12%
The Guardian
Tens of thousands of young people in England, including children as young as six, are being prescribed antidepressants by their doctors. The figures have prompted concern that medics may be overprescribing strong medication because of stretched and ...

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Predicting Antidepressant Efficacy - Utne Reader Online

Depression - Sat, 2017-06-17 12:11

Utne Reader Online

Predicting Antidepressant Efficacy
Utne Reader Online
In a study, the team used brain scans and personal history to gauge with 80 percent accuracy whether antidepressants would help. The research builds on previous findings that have connected depression with early life trauma and with activity in the ...

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Predicting Antidepressant Efficacy - Utne Reader Online

Depression - Thu, 2017-06-15 12:20

Utne Reader Online

Predicting Antidepressant Efficacy
Utne Reader Online
In a study, the team used brain scans and personal history to gauge with 80 percent accuracy whether antidepressants would help. The research builds on previous findings that have connected depression with early life trauma and with activity in the ...

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Lupin launches generic antidepressant in the US | Ultra News - Ultra News

Depression - Thu, 2017-06-15 03:13

Ultra News

Lupin launches generic antidepressant in the US | Ultra News
Ultra News
India's second biggest pharmaceutical company Lupin said it has launched the generic version of Valeant's Wellbutrin antidepressant tablet Wellbutrin XL in the ...
Lupin launches antidepressant tablets in USETHealthworld.com
Lupin launches anti-depressant tablets in USLivemint

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Study: Antidepressant Exposure Does Not Change Newborn Behavior - GoodTherapy.org (blog)

Depression - Wed, 2017-06-14 11:11

GoodTherapy.org (blog)

Study: Antidepressant Exposure Does Not Change Newborn Behavior
GoodTherapy.org (blog)
Newborn baby looking at mother Use of antidepressants during pregnancy does not appear to change the behavior of newborns at 2-4 weeks old, according to a study published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. The study's aim was to assess whether ...

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Use of antidepressants in pregnancy does not alter newborn behavior - Clinical Advisor

Depression - Wed, 2017-06-14 11:03

Clinical Advisor

Use of antidepressants in pregnancy does not alter newborn behavior
Clinical Advisor
The baby's behavior at 2 to 4 weeks after birth is not likely due to exposure to medication or depression.

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'Side Effects May Include': The Search for an Antidepressant That Works - Motherboard

Depression - Wed, 2017-06-14 10:07

Motherboard

'Side Effects May Include': The Search for an Antidepressant That Works
Motherboard
Different drugs vary in dosage and no single antidepressant is effective for everyone, meaning many people with mental illness spend months or years trying drug after drug and getting no relief (but plenty of unpleasant side effects). For nearly 40 ...

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Link between prenatal antidepressant use, ADHD risk may be ... - Healio

Depression - Wed, 2017-06-14 06:36

Link between prenatal antidepressant use, ADHD risk may be ...
Healio
Prenatal antidepressant use and risk for ADHD may be partially due to confounding by indication of antidepressants, according to recent findings.“Recent ...

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Woman in texting suicide case 'intoxicated' by antidepressants, doctor says - CNN

Depression - Mon, 2017-06-12 19:06

CNN

Woman in texting suicide case 'intoxicated' by antidepressants, doctor says
CNN
She had been on Prozac for years before switching to another antidepressant, Celexa, in April 2014 -- three months before Roy's death, Breggin said. Such drugs can impair judgment, wisdom, understanding, love and empathy, he said -- especially in the ...
Teen in 'Suicide-by-Text' Case 'Enmeshed in Delusion': DoctorNewser
Expert witness: Carter was 'deluded'Boston Herald
Psychiatrist: Carter followed Roy into 'very dark place'WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
MassLive.com -KMBZ -CBS Boston / WBZ
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No Long-term Antidepressant Adherence Benefit Seen With Simultaneous Benzodiazepine Use - Psychiatry Advisor

Depression - Mon, 2017-06-12 09:01

Psychiatry Advisor

No Long-term Antidepressant Adherence Benefit Seen With Simultaneous Benzodiazepine Use
Psychiatry Advisor
Yet starting benzodiazepines simultaneously does not appear to influence whether patients are still taking antidepressants 6 months later. “We observed no clinically meaningful difference in antidepressant treatment length between simultaneous new ...

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Depression - Sun, 2017-06-11 20:40

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