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What medication can I take for depression?

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Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Many Options

Let's say you have been diagnosed by a mental health professional with major depression.
Many different medications are effective in the treatment of depression. Your doctor will select an anti-depressant based upon your symptoms, your prior response to treatment, and even how family members have responded. If one medication doesn't work there are many options. Safe effective treatment exists.

In brief: Many Options

Let's say you have been diagnosed by a mental health professional with major depression.
Many different medications are effective in the treatment of depression. Your doctor will select an anti-depressant based upon your symptoms, your prior response to treatment, and even how family members have responded. If one medication doesn't work there are many options. Safe effective treatment exists.
Dr. Robert Woods
Dr. Robert Woods
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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Dr. Woods' response was correct and simply put. I devote several chapters of my book to this topic. They are written for a general audience. Psychiatry in Techno Colors available on Amazon.com
Dr. Brian Flyer
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Suspected depression

Rather than just taking medicines, you should have a check up to establish the correct diagnosis and rule out bipolar disorder, alcohol issues, thyroid or electrolyte imbalances, etc.

In brief: Suspected depression

Rather than just taking medicines, you should have a check up to establish the correct diagnosis and rule out bipolar disorder, alcohol issues, thyroid or electrolyte imbalances, etc.
Dr. Brian Flyer
Dr. Brian Flyer
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