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When using this model for healthy adults with major depressive disorder, the choice of antidepressants should be guided by the presence of 1 of 4 common symptom clusters: anxiety, fatigue, insomnia, and pain.
This model was built to foster future research, provide a logical framework for teaching residents how to select antidepressants, and equip primary care doctors with a structured treatment strategy to deliver optimal patient-centered care in the management of a debilitating disease: major depressive disorder.
Worst side effects profile: weight gain, sexual dysfunction, sedation, and anticholinergic side effects! Significantly more problems on discontinuation than with other SSRIs.
High acquisition cost - Cymbalta is still in patent.
At times, depression may make you feel as if life isn’t worth living.
Celexa (Citalopram hydrobromide) was approved by the FDA in July 17, 1998.
Although pharmacotherapy may not be the first choice for mild to moderate symptoms of depression, without improved access to psychotherapy the use of antidepressants has become the primary choice of treatment for major depressive disorder.
Should not be used to treat depression failed to respond to other SSRIs, but may be considered for people with severe depression who responded to other SSRIs but have been unable to tolerate side effects.
Celexa is manufactured by Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
In the near future, you will see two new drugs being promoted for treatment of depression.