Latest Reboxetine Stories

2010-10-13 13:15:49

Research: Reboxetine for acute treatment of major depression: systematic review and meta-analysis of published and unpublished trials controlled with placebo and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors The drug reboxetine is, overall, an ineffective and potentially harmful antidepressant, according to a comprehensive study of the evidence published on bmj.com today. The study also shows that nearly three quarters of the data on patients who took part in trials of reboxetine were not published...

2009-11-24 17:24:48

However, bupropion XL and mirtazapine can benefit people suffering from depression There is no scientific proof that people suffering from depression can benefit from taking reboxetine. However, clinical trials do provide proof of benefit of bupropion XL and mirtazapine: both agents can alleviate symptoms. This is the conclusion of the final report of the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) published on 24 November 2009. The final evaluation of reboxetine and...

2009-11-24 17:15:38

Manufacturers who conceal data are harming patients and hindering the work of IQWiG and the G-BA Today the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) is calling for registration and publication of the results of all clinical trials to be made obligatory. The German Federal Government must push for a mandatory regulation to be implemented at EU level; in the USA this obligation has been in force since 2008. This has been brought to a head by the publication of the final report...

2009-01-29 11:35:00

Researchers have concluded that Pfizer Inc's Zoloft and Forrest Laboratories Inc's Lexapro are superior antidepressant drugs compared to 12 other new drugs in their class. Doctors previously considered there to be very little difference between various antidepressants due to previous research, including one 2006 US government study that concluded that patients with major depression fared equally as well on various antidepressant drugs. However, after analyzing data from 117 studies...

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