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Many patients turn to online forums to vent about SSRIs

Stopping or changing the dosage of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may be more common than you might think, according to a qualitative study of online drug reviews. Out of 667 SSRI reviews posted on an online health forum by patients or healthcare professionals, 335 posts were about medication discontinuation, the most common type of …

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More potent than SSRIs Scientists develop two new drug candidates that could treat addiction and depression

Scientists have developed two new drug candidates, inspired by a traditional African psychedelic medicinal plant called ibogaine, that can potentially treat addiction and depression in mice by targeting the serotonin transporter. These compounds mimic the desirable effects of ibogaine without its side effects, and more testing is underway to explore their therapeutic potential. The targeted …

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