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Top meds for: teenage depression?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
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In brief: Individual choices

Medications for teenage depression are based on a comprehensive evaluation of an individual.
Depending on your history, family history, other medical illnesses, other medications or substances being used, your doctor will select the best medicines for your situation. People respond individually to medications, and they can't be selected effectively without knowing you first.

In brief: Individual choices

Medications for teenage depression are based on a comprehensive evaluation of an individual.
Depending on your history, family history, other medical illnesses, other medications or substances being used, your doctor will select the best medicines for your situation. People respond individually to medications, and they can't be selected effectively without knowing you first.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management

In brief: Consider two

Because studies on the effects of antidepressants in teens are limited, doctors rely mainly on adult research when prescribing medications.
The food and drug administration (fda) has approved two medications for teen depressionfluoxetine (prozac) and escitalopram (lexapro).

In brief: Consider two

Because studies on the effects of antidepressants in teens are limited, doctors rely mainly on adult research when prescribing medications.
The food and drug administration (fda) has approved two medications for teen depressionfluoxetine (prozac) and escitalopram (lexapro).
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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