(Chiefly of a drug) used to alleviate depression.
- The review of the evidence highlights associations between the severity of depression and response to antidepressant medication.
- A common issue in the treatment of patients with depression is compliance with antidepressant drug regimens.
- Treatment of individuals suffering from depression using antidepressant medications appears to be on the rise.
An antidepressant drug.
- The most commonly used drugs are antidepressants, mood stabilizers and antipsychotics.
- The treatment drugs of choice are anticonvulsants and tricyclic antidepressants.
- Further relief of symptoms may be achieved with tricyclic antidepressants and anticonvulsants.
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