Selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the first-line treatment for major depression. They work by increasing levels of serotonin in the brain. Because they act specifically on serotonin, SSRIs have fewer side effects than older antidepressants, which have more widespread effects in the body.
SSRIs include fluoxetine (Prozac, generic), sertraline (Zoloft, generic), paroxetine (Paxil, generic), fluvoxamine (Luvox, generic),...Read more
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Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Several types of medication are used to treat ADHD.Psychostimulants: Methylphenidate (Ritalin) and Similar DrugsPsychostimulants are the primary... Read more »