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    Antidepressants Conditions

    Antidepressants, For example, decreased sex drive (libido), difficulty getting an erection, delayed orgasm, and impaired ejaculation have been reported as side-effects in some people taking t...

    When should you stop taking antidepressants?

    When should you stop taking antidepressants? Feature

    When should you stop taking antidepressants?, It is hard to know whether any problems seen in these babies are a result of the antidepressant, the underlying illness or other factors...

    Postherpetic Neuralgia Conditions

    However, these are unlikely to ease PHN very much in most cases. Antidepressant medicines An antidepressant medicine in the tricyclic group is a common treatment for PHN.

    Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (OCD) Conditions

    The usual treatment for OCD is: Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT); or Medication, usually with a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant medicine; or A ...

    Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) Conditions

    The usual treatment for BDD is either a talking therapy (cognitive behavioural therapy, or CBT) or a specific type of antidepressant medicine. Sometimes a combination of CBT plus an antid...

    Neuropathic Pain Conditions

    Tricyclic antidepressant medicines An antidepressant medicine in the tricyclic group is a common treatment for neuropathic pain.

    Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder Conditions

    An option then is to take an antidepressant long-term. The attacks are less likely to return once you stop antidepressants if you have had a CBT course.

    Agoraphobia Conditions

    It is best to persevere if you are prescribed an antidepressant medicine. Antidepressants are not tranquillisers and are not usually addictive. , cognitive behavioral therapy a...

    Menopause and its Management Professional

    There is no good evidence that antidepressants improve the low mood that is associated with the menopause. See also separate Hormone Replacement Therapy (including Benefits and Risks) ...

    Phobias Conditions

    The most effective treatment is cognitive behavioural therapy. Antidepressant medication also helps in many cases. What are the symptoms of phobia? If you come near to, or into contact w...

    Generalised Anxiety Disorder Conditions

    MEDICATION FOR GENERALISED ANXIETY DISORDER Antidepressant medication Antidepressants are not only useful for depression but also for GAD.

    Postnatal Depression Conditions

    Self-help groups are good at providing encouragement and support, as well as giving advice on how best to cope. Antidepressants Antidepressant medication is often prescribed fo...

    Depression Conditions

    Read more about self-help guidance for depression . Antidepressant medicines Antidepressant medication is not usually recommended for the initial treatment of mild depressio...

    Depression in Pregnancy Professional

    They are sometimes combined with antidepressant medication. Antidepressants No antidepressant is considered completely safe in pregnancy, if for no other reason that m...

    Fibromyalgia Conditions

    It is unwise to take strong opiates long-term, due to problems with medication dependence. Antidepressants An antidepressant medicine is a common treatment for fibromyalgia. Res...

    Obsessive-compulsive Disorder Professional

    obsessive-compulsive disorders anxiety cognitive behavioral therapy ssri antidepressant

    Panic Disorder Professional

    Do not prescribe benzodiazepines, sedative antihistamines and antipsychotics for panic disorder. Antidepressant drugs have been shown to be effective in reducing th...

    Depression Professional

    Fluoxetine is the antidepressant of choice for children and young people. It is the only antidepressant licensed for this use. , depression cognitive behavioral therapy ssri anti...

    Agoraphobia Professional

    The following advice has been given by NICE for the management of panic disorder - with or without agoraphobia: Antidepressant drugs have been shown to be effective in reducing the ampl...

    Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Professional

    If pain is not reduced to a mild level by 3-4 weeks then use medication for neuropathic pain (tricyclic antidepressants or gabapentin). Pain flares are normal but usually settle over a few...

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