Augmentation of milnacipran by risperidone in treatment for major depression.

  title={Augmentation of milnacipran by risperidone in treatment for major depression.},
  author={Kunihiko Tani and Nori Takei and Masayoshi Kawai and Katsuaki Suzuki and Yoshimoto Sekine and Takao Toyoda and Yoshio Minabe and Norio Mori},
  journal={The international journal of neuropsychopharmacology},
  volume={7 1},
Milnacipran, one of the serotonin noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) to which venlafaxine and duloxetine belong, is a new antidepressant that has recently become available in many countries. Despite the advances in pharmacotherapy, almost one third of patients with depressive illness respond inadequately to monotherapy with such an antidepressant. We herein describe five patients with major depression who responded partially, but not fully, to milnacipran alone and remarkably improved… CONTINUE READING

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