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Gene Variants May Predict Response to Antidepressant - PsychCentral.com

Depression - Mon, 2018-01-15 06:18

Gene Variants May Predict Response to Antidepressant
PsychCentral.com
In order to individualize drug therapy, researchers have been investigating potential genetic biomarkers that might help predict an individual's response to medications. Now a new study finds that certain genetic variations may help determine whether ...

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Cough syrup and antidepressant caused scary interaction - STLtoday.com

Depression - Sat, 2018-01-13 09:33

Cough syrup and antidepressant caused scary interaction
STLtoday.com
A. Antidepressants like sertraline (Zoloft) and escitalopram (Lexapro) affect levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin. So can the cough suppressant dextromethorphan (the “DM” in your cough syrup). Combining the two may result in serotonin syndrome ...

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Do you suffer from high blood pressure? Antidepressants may not be as effective for you - Hindustan Times

Depression - Fri, 2018-01-12 00:24

Hindustan Times

Do you suffer from high blood pressure? Antidepressants may not be as effective for you
Hindustan Times
Antidepressants may fail to work properly in older adults suffering from high blood pressure and high blood sugar levels, finds a study. Older adults who have major depressive disorder (MDD, also known as depression) are at higher risk for having ...

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Metabolic Syndrome could make it harder for older adults to respond to antidepressant therapy - News-Medical.net

Depression - Thu, 2018-01-11 11:10

Metabolic Syndrome could make it harder for older adults to respond to antidepressant therapy
News-Medical.net
Researchers suspect that having Metabolic Syndrome makes it harder for older adults to respond to therapies for depression. (Metabolic Syndrome is a mix of conditions like increased blood pressure, high blood sugar levels, excess body fat around the ...

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Antidepressant prescriptions for youth on the rise - KIMT 3

Depression - Tue, 2018-01-09 09:53

KIMT 3

Antidepressant prescriptions for youth on the rise
KIMT 3
But overall, he said medication is a useful solution for the right case and is best used in combination with other therapies and lifestyle treatments. "Other what I call lifestyle treatments are very important, things that are good for healthy brain in ...

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Surprise finding adds to antidepressant puzzle - Pharmacy News

Depression - Mon, 2018-01-08 22:26

Pharmacy News

Surprise finding adds to antidepressant puzzle
Pharmacy News
Long-term treatment with antidepressants can delay progression of Alzheimer's disease by three years in patients with mild cognitive impairment, according to surprise findings from a US study. But only SSRIs do the trick, say the authors, who analysed ...

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Graedon: Cough syrup and antidepressant caused scary interaction - Kenosha News

Depression - Mon, 2018-01-08 20:22

Graedon: Cough syrup and antidepressant caused scary interaction
Kenosha News
Answer: Antidepressants like sertraline (Zoloft) and escitalopram (Lexapro) affect levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin. So can the cough suppressant dextromethorphan (the “DM” in your cough syrup). Combining the two may result in serotonin ...

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Magic Mushrooms Could Treat Depression Without The Emotional Numbing Caused By Traditional Antidepressants - IFLScience

Depression - Mon, 2018-01-08 16:14

IFLScience

Magic Mushrooms Could Treat Depression Without The Emotional Numbing Caused By Traditional Antidepressants
IFLScience
Magic mushrooms could hold the key to alleviating symptoms of depression, particularly in those who have not benefited from more traditional treatments, new research finds. Scientists from Imperial College London, UK, observed significant improvements ...
Magic mushrooms could fight depression and 'cure deep psychological wounds', claim researchersDaily Mail

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People's Pharmacy: Cough syrup and antidepressant caused scary ... - Online Athens

Depression - Mon, 2018-01-08 13:25

Online Athens

People's Pharmacy: Cough syrup and antidepressant caused scary ...
Online Athens
I take Lexapro for depression. I've been fighting colds for weeks, and to treat my cold symptoms, I started taking Robitussin DM cough syrup.

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People's Pharmacy: Cough syrup and antidepressant caused scary interaction - Online Athens

Depression - Mon, 2018-01-08 13:25

Online Athens

People's Pharmacy: Cough syrup and antidepressant caused scary interaction
Online Athens
People also may experience anxiety, agitation and confusion, muscle twitching, tremor and shivering. The strange sensations you describe also have been reported occasionally as part of this potentially dangerous syndrome (British Journal of Clinical ...

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Fabre-Kramer And Mission Pharmacal Partner For Antidepressant Tablet Manufacturing - Pharmaceutical Processing

Depression - Thu, 2018-01-04 04:15

Fabre-Kramer And Mission Pharmacal Partner For Antidepressant Tablet Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical Processing
Fabre-Kramer Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Houston, TX and Mission Pharmacal Company, San Antonio, TX have signed agreements providing for Mission to complete the technology transfer to develop and manufacture the registration batches of Fabre-Kramer's novel ...

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When Your Antidepressant Isn't as Safe as You Think - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Depression - Wed, 2018-01-03 22:12

When Your Antidepressant Isn't as Safe as You Think
PsychCentral.com (blog)
A fortunate knock of luck is always welcomed by scientists and researchers, yet any treatment modalities should be novel by design rather than by serendipity. Antidepressants were discovered by chance in the 1950s, and it seems that they suffer from ...

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Antidepressants increase risk for recurrent events in long QT syndrome - Healio

Depression - Wed, 2018-01-03 12:26

Antidepressants increase risk for recurrent events in long QT syndrome
Healio
Patients with long QT syndrome, particularly long QT syndrome type 1, who were treated with antidepressants had an increased risk for recurrent cardiac arrhythmic events, according to a study published in The American Journal of Cardiology. Meng Wang ...

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Antidepressant Effectiveness May Have To Do With Your DNA, New Research Has Found - Bustle

Depression - Wed, 2018-01-03 12:01

Bustle

Antidepressant Effectiveness May Have To Do With Your DNA, New Research Has Found
Bustle
If you've ever been on an antidepressant, you'll likely have gone through the roller coaster of testing different types, dosages, and regimes before hitting on one that (hopefully) works. Making sure the same antidepressants work for different people ...

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Why antidepressants fail to work in some people - Medical News Today

Depression - Wed, 2018-01-03 10:13

Medical News Today

Why antidepressants fail to work in some people
Medical News Today
Researchers might have uncovered why antidepressants only work in some people and have pinpointed the involvement of the glucocorticoid receptor.

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Do antidepressants lead to chronic use? - Medical Xpress

Depression - Wed, 2018-01-03 07:30

Do antidepressants lead to chronic use?
Medical Xpress
To determine the prevalence and possible increase of long-term use of antidepressants over recent years, Authors analyzed routine general practice care data in a large cohort of patients (n = 156,620) in and around Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Results ...

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Cough syrup and antidepressant caused scary interaction - MyAJC

Depression - Tue, 2018-01-02 10:24

Cough syrup and antidepressant caused scary interaction
MyAJC
Before taking other OTC medicines, be sure to ask the pharmacist if there might be an interaction with your antidepressant. Q: My doctor recommended magnesium glycinate for the positive effects of sleeping better without much laxative effect. I believe ...

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Mouse Study Aids in Understanding Mixed Results from Antidepressants - PsychCentral.com

Depression - Tue, 2018-01-02 07:03

Mouse Study Aids in Understanding Mixed Results from Antidepressants
PsychCentral.com
A recent study provides new insight into why an antidepressant can alleviate depression in one person but not another. In the study, researchers developed a mouse model that allowed them to identify blood signatures associated with response to ...

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This is why a third of antidepressants are prescribed for something else - The Independent

Depression - Mon, 2018-01-01 18:03

The Independent

This is why a third of antidepressants are prescribed for something else
The Independent
Those same neurotransmitters have roles in controlling what happens in other organs and systems, so it's no wonder that antidepressants have other effects. Some are unwanted, which we call side effects, and others are useful, which may be why almost a ...

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