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Types of SSRI’s

Types of SSRI’s Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) SSRIs are one of the most widely prescribed types of antidepressants. They’re usually preferred over other antidepressants, as they cause far fewer side effects. An overdose is also less likely to be fatal. Fluoxetine is probably the best-known SSRI (sold under the brand name Prozac). Other SSRIs include citalopram (Cipramil), paroxetine (Seroxat) and sertraline (Lustral). Serotonin-noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) SNRIs are similar to SSRIs. They were designed to be a much more effective […]

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