Deltamethrin, a pyrethroid insecticide, could be a potential antidepressant agent.

@article{Tsai2006DeltamethrinAP,
  title={Deltamethrin, a pyrethroid insecticide, could be a potential antidepressant agent.},
  author={Shih-Jen Tsai},
  journal={Medical hypotheses},
  year={2006},
  volume={66 3},
  pages={
          605-8
        }
}
Antidepressants, including tricyclic antidepressants, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and serotonin-noradrenalin reuptake inhibitors, are the main biological treatment for major depression. However, not all depressed patients improve clinically despite appropriate treatment. Thus, the exploration of novel antidepressants with novel mechanisms of action may help to develop more effective agents. Deltamethrin is a pyrethroid insecticide that is a widely used… CONTINUE READING
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