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Most Popular Antidepressants In 2014: Cymbalta, Pristiq, Viibryd

The popularity of antidepressants has changed significantly over time. The first antidepressants called MAOIs were discovered in the 1950s and instantly became the most popular class. As newer tricyclic antidepressants emerged just a few years later, many of them were preferred over MAOIs because they carried less side effects and food interactions. The goal with …

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Atypical Antidepressants: List Of Examples

Atypical antidepressants are unique from other classes of antidepressants based on pharmacological properties. These days, the most common antidepressants fit into one of a few categories: SSRIs/SNRIs, TCAs, and MAOIs. Respectively these are: selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), tricyclics (TCAs), and monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs). SSRIs and SNRIs are considered the …

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Viibryd (Vilazodone) Withdrawal Symptoms: How Long Do They Last?

Viibryd (Vilazodone) is a relatively popular new antidepressant that has been found effective for treating symptoms of major depression. Many people have had success with this antidepressant and tend to not experience as many of the other side effects associated with most SSRI’s such as: weight gain and sexual dysfunction. Although this drug may be …

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