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Antidepressants are medicines that treat depression. Your doctor can prescribe them for you. They can improve your mood, sleep, appetite and concentration. It may take several weeks for them to help. There are several types of antidepressants. You and your doctor may have to try several before finding what works best for you.
New warnings on antidepressants for children and adolescents highlight the need for appropriate treatments for depression

New warnings on antidepressants for children and adolescents highlight the need for appropriate treatments for depression

Promising early results in a study of a medication to treat kleptomania

Promising early results in a study of a medication to treat kleptomania

FDA proposal on antidepressants is premature and may be counterproductive

FDA proposal on antidepressants is premature and may be counterproductive

Wyeth supports FDA recommendation to strengthen antidepressant labeling

Wyeth supports FDA recommendation to strengthen antidepressant labeling

Prozac, Paxil, Wellbutrin, Zoloft, Celexa, Effexor, Luvox and Remeron should have "Black Box" warnings

Prozac, Paxil, Wellbutrin, Zoloft, Celexa, Effexor, Luvox and Remeron should have "Black Box" warnings

Depressed patients may need treatment for both physical and emotional symptoms

Depressed patients may need treatment for both physical and emotional symptoms

Cymbalta approved for diabetic peripheral neuropathy pain

Cymbalta approved for diabetic peripheral neuropathy pain

Cymbalta, treatment for major depression hits the market

Cymbalta, treatment for major depression hits the market

Prozac helps treat adolescents with depression

Prozac helps treat adolescents with depression

Nicotine replacement therapy shown to help teenagers and women

Nicotine replacement therapy shown to help teenagers and women

Current information on the use of antidepressants in pediatric patients

Current information on the use of antidepressants in pediatric patients

"Treatment for Adolescents with Depression Study" - a landmark study

"Treatment for Adolescents with Depression Study" - a landmark study

Treatment of child depression most successful with Prozac and cognitive-behavior therapy combination

Treatment of child depression most successful with Prozac and cognitive-behavior therapy combination

Smoking may be on the rise again

Smoking may be on the rise again

Newborns may be harmed when pregnant women take Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) and other anti-depressants during the third trimester of pregnancy

Newborns may be harmed when pregnant women take Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) and other anti-depressants during the third trimester of pregnancy

Molecular pathway in the brain may explain why some patients suffering from inflammatory diseases develop depression

Molecular pathway in the brain may explain why some patients suffering from inflammatory diseases develop depression

Study to begin to develop patient guidelines for the use of antidepressant medications in pregnancy and following birth

Study to begin to develop patient guidelines for the use of antidepressant medications in pregnancy and following birth

Suicidal behavior is higher in the first month after starting antidepressants

Suicidal behavior is higher in the first month after starting antidepressants

Fluoxetine, orlistat, and sibutramine can diabetics achieve significant weight loss

Fluoxetine, orlistat, and sibutramine can diabetics achieve significant weight loss

SSRI addiction is a myth

SSRI addiction is a myth