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The US Drug Watchdog says,"Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, better known as SSRIâ€™s, are used as an antidepressant. SSRI Antidepressants have a known link to birth defects when taken while pregnant.
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.
Pregnant women who took anti-depressants during pregnancy were found to be twice as likely to have a child diagnosed with autism or a similar disorder.
A recent US study suggests that aspirin and other anti-inflammatory drugs, including ibuprofen and naproxen, may reduce the effectiveness of the most widely used anti-depressant medications -- selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
An estimated 19 million Americans suffer from depression, and though the symptoms might be recognizable, the brain chemistry that underlies them is incompletely understood.
Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline released a new report detailing that its antidepressant Paxil could potentially make people with major depression more likely to become suicidal.
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) such as Prozac are regularly used to treat severe anxiety and depression.
POINT RICHMOND, Calif., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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.
Using a unique and relatively simple cell-based fluorescent assay they developed, scientists have identified a means by which fluoxetine, the active ingredient in Prozac, suppresses the activity of the TREK1 potassium channel.
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