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The Common Types of Antidepressants

Aug 22, 2008
When a person goes to the doctor for depression treatment at that time doctors gives him antidepressants medicine. Antidepressant is commonly used in psychiatric medication. MAOIs, SSRIs and tricyclics are some of the drugs which are related to antidepressant medicine. A

Antidepressant term is sometimes used for therapy such as acupuncture, psychotherapy and many more. This antidepressant is mainly used to improve clinically depressed mood. Most commonly prescribed antidepressants are citalopram, fluoxetine, paroxetine which comes in SSRI class. In research it has been found that it lowers the effects of tamoxifen in many women. Common antidepressant does not increase birth defects.

Types of Common Antidepressants
Wide range of antidepressants drugs is accessible in market which is prescribed by the doctors. Everyday there are new developments taking place in the medicine. The different types of common antidepressant are as follows:

1.Zoloft is one the popular antidepressant. This Zoloft is prescribed by the doctors to the patients who has perturbs ranging from mood swing to social anxiousness. The Zoloft is a serotonin selective reuptake substance. This Zoloft rebalances the level of serotonin in the brain.

This drugs show its results only after four to six weeks, but Zoloft gives relief to some patient with in two weeks. The most common side effects caused by Zoloft are agitation, changes in appetite, difficulty in sleeping or person may sleep too much.

2. Prozac is nothing but Fluoxetine hydrochloride. It was discovered in 1980s, and it was prescribed to many people in that time. Prozac also work as SSRIs like Zoloft. Prozac is not like under medicine, it quarries only serotonin.

This drug in a new improvement in the field of antidepressants. Zoloft is boxed and is assorted with doses which will help the doctor to find the right healing dosage.

3. Wellbutrin XL is new antidepressant. This antidepressant curbs the active element bupropion. Consumption of Wellbutrin doesn't result in the weight gain. Intake of this drug can also avoid side effects such as loss of appetite, lightheadedness, and sleep disorder.

Conclusion
It is recommended to consult the doctor before taking common antidepressant drugs. Every common antidepressant has it advantages at the same time it also has its disadvantages. The advantage is that it can cure or give temporary relief to the disorder which is connectively affecting the patient's health.

The disadvantages are side effect caused by this drug. But in recent times scientist has discovered some of antidepressants which hardly cause any side effects.
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