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what is the best drug for depression?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Depression: No best drug since individuals vary in their response to medications. Through trial & error, the medicine that works best is the one with fewer side-effects , better tolerability, ease of use & not affect u adversely whenb taken along with other meds.
Answered on Sep 29, 2019
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Dr. Miroslava Fox
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
See below: Which drug to chose should be decided with your psychiatrist based on your history, medical history and your own symptomology. Each person is different, thus there's no definition of what is the best drug. Talk to your psychiatrist.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
No best drug : I agree with dr. Ali no best drug. Best drug can be considered after detailed evaluation . To find out what is the most likely psychiatric diagnoses is? I have encountered numerous cases of bipolar d/o, were patients were diagnosed with depression only and were placed on three anti-dep.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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