Zoloft Label Revision 02-06-2013

Zoloft is an SSRI (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor) for oral administration. As of February 6th 2013, Zoloft (Sertraline Hydrochloride) has a label revision that states: Suicidality and Antidepressant Drugs Antidepressants increased the risk compared to placebo of suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality) in children, adolescents, and young adults in short-term studies of major depressive disorder (MDD) and other psychiatric disorders. Anyone considering the use of ZOLOFT or any other antidepressant in a child, … Continue Reading →


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Celexa

Celexa (Citalopram Hydrobromide) is a SSRI or Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Even though Celexa is an SSRI, it has a chemical structure that is unrelated to other SSRI’s.  Celexa is a “Racemic Bicyclic Phthalane Derivative.” Celexa’s Box Warning: Suicidality and Antidepressant Drugs “Antidepressants increased the risk compared to placebo of suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality) in children, adolescents, and young adults in short-term studies of major depressive disorder (MDD) and other psychiatric … Continue Reading →


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Paxil

What Is Paxil Paxil is an anti-depressant – it is classified as an SSRI or Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitor – it is administered orally and is odorless. Paxil is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline and was approved by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in 1992. Paxil Warnings:  Suicidality and Antidepressant Drugs “Antidepressants increased the risk compared to placebo of suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality) in children, adolescents, and young adults in short-term … Continue Reading →


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Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin (Bupropion HCI) is an anti depressant manufactured by GalxoSmithKline Inc. (GSK) Wellbutrin was approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) in 1985 for the management of MDD (major depression disorders), SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) and to help people quit smoking.  Although, it is often used for off-label (non-FDA approved) uses such as for the treatment of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder).  Wellbutrin (Bupropion HCI) is also sold under … Continue Reading →