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How long does it usually take till depression meds to start to work?

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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Weeks

About 75% of people who respond to antidepressants, do so within the first four weeks, whereas about 25% respond between four and six weeks.

In brief: Weeks

About 75% of people who respond to antidepressants, do so within the first four weeks, whereas about 25% respond between four and six weeks.
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