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Zoloft is a drug used to treat depression. It is a type of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). Also called sertraline.
Scratching itchy skin causes the brain to release serotonin, intensifies itchy feeling

Scratching itchy skin causes the brain to release serotonin, intensifies itchy feeling

People who take antidepressants are twice as likely to have dental implants fail

People who take antidepressants are twice as likely to have dental implants fail

Allowing PTSD patients to choose their own treatment is less expensive, shows study

Allowing PTSD patients to choose their own treatment is less expensive, shows study

Longer looks: Exercise to treat depression; crowdsourcing treatment decisions; nitroglycerin shortage

Longer looks: Exercise to treat depression; crowdsourcing treatment decisions; nitroglycerin shortage

New treatments for depression on the horizon

New treatments for depression on the horizon

Portage acquires approximately 54% equity in Biohaven

Portage acquires approximately 54% equity in Biohaven

TAU researchers discover gene that may predict human responses to specific antidepressants

TAU researchers discover gene that may predict human responses to specific antidepressants

State highlights: Nation's older population strains budgets in Northeast; Detroit may replace health coverage with stipends; access to care in rural Alaska

State highlights: Nation's older population strains budgets in Northeast; Detroit may replace health coverage with stipends; access to care in rural Alaska

State highlights: Texas abortion clinics prepare to shutter; wide disparity in hospital prices; Calif. bill to expand abortion providers passes

State highlights: Texas abortion clinics prepare to shutter; wide disparity in hospital prices; Calif. bill to expand abortion providers passes

Metabolomics tools predict who can benefit from treatment with certain antidepressants

Metabolomics tools predict who can benefit from treatment with certain antidepressants

Post-stroke depression increases risk of suicide and mortality

Post-stroke depression increases risk of suicide and mortality

Study challenges role of serotonin in depression, opens possibilities for new therapies

Study challenges role of serotonin in depression, opens possibilities for new therapies

Transcept completes enrollment in TO-2061 Phase 2 trial for obsessive compulsive disorder

Transcept completes enrollment in TO-2061 Phase 2 trial for obsessive compulsive disorder

ZOLOFT holds promise against cryptococcal meningitis

ZOLOFT holds promise against cryptococcal meningitis

Self-degradation response to antidepressant Zoloft observed in yeast cells

Self-degradation response to antidepressant Zoloft observed in yeast cells

Weight gain or loss may also depend on medicines taken

Weight gain or loss may also depend on medicines taken

First reliable method to predict whether SSRIs work on depressed patients

First reliable method to predict whether SSRIs work on depressed patients

Women with depression at higher risk of stroke

Women with depression at higher risk of stroke

Post-traumatic stress disorder drug risperidone not working: Study

Post-traumatic stress disorder drug risperidone not working: Study

Antidepressants ineffective in Alzheimer’s: Study

Antidepressants ineffective in Alzheimer’s: Study