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Mothers who take anti-depressants during pregnancy are more likely to give birth to children with persistent pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure in the lungs) finds a study published today on bmj.com.
Loyola University Medical Center researchers are reporting what could become the first reliable method to predict whether an antidepressant will work on a depressed patient.
In what is believed to be the first study of its kind to demonstrate an association between the antidepressant escitalopram and improved general pain, researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), have found that opioid-dependent patients treated with escitalopram experienced meaningful reductions in pain severity and pain interference during the first three months of therapy.
In an effort to reach out to those who have suffered adverse side effects from antidepressant drugs, the Onder Law Firm has launched a site specifically focused on this type of lawsuit. (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 Nationwide, FDA-approved antidepressant drugs - such as Paxil, Zoloft, Lexapro, Celexa and Prozac â€“ have been touted by large pharmaceutical companies as a solution to those who are suffering from depression-related symptoms.
The numbers are, well, depressing: More than 2 million people age 65 and older suffer from depression, including 50 percent of those living in nursing homes.
The most widely prescribed antidepressants â€“ medicines such as Prozac, Lexapro and Paxil â€“ work by blocking the serotonin transporter, a brain protein that normally clears away the mood-regulating chemical serotonin.