Depression and Psychopharm. How Medications work and which to choose. Suicide (approximately 1 in 10 of those with depression). Antoine Wiertz (1806-1865). http://www.modjourn.brown.edu/mjp/Image/Wiertz/Wiertz.htm. Your client may need a medication consultation for anti-depressants if:.
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How Medications work and which to choose
Antoine Wiertz (1806-1865)
No prescription is required as we ship from outside the United States.
Have only been around since the 1950’s
Fall into categories:
Atypical: SNRI, NSRI, etc.
Keep in mind that because SSRIs inhibit enzyme 2D6, they increase levels of TCAs in Plasma
Luvox,- addresses ruminations and OCD symptoms
Welbutrin and other drugs for sexual side effects
Providual, Lexapro, Paxil & Luvox (ACH)
Poor medication adherence is prevalent and show symptoms of
1 out of 3 did not take antidepressant as directed within the first 30 days
More than half (56%) did not adhere within four months!
Reasons for non-adherence
Belief that meds were not necessary
Medication not working
Forgot to take meds.
Cost ($75 to $250/month)Primary Care Patients with Depression
Sleath B, Rubin RH, Huston SA
Compr Psychiatry. 2003 May-Jun;44(3):198-204