Comparative Efficacy of Antidepressants

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are a recently developed class of drugs with significantly greater antidepressant efficacy than placebo. Generally, in double-blind comparative trials, all SSRIs demonstrated antidepressant efficacy similar to that of the ‘standard’ tricyclic antidepressants amitriptyline and imipramine; a meta-analysis of… CONTINUE READING