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antidepressant in Drugs, medicines topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishantidepressantan‧ti‧de‧pres‧sant /ˌæntidɪˈpresənt/ noun [countable, uncountable]  MDa drug used to treat depression (=a mental illness that makes people very unhappy)
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antidepressantDo you know of an antidepressant that can be used in pregnancy / nursing or where I can get more information?For the same reason the concurrent use of disulfiram and antidepressants is not indicated.The first effective antidepressants evolved from discoveries in a quite different field.Richard saw a shrink, who gave him a prescription for antidepressants.In his body, the medical examiner said, were traces of antidepressants.The use of antidepressants in children under 12 is unusual.The other argument for prescribing serotonin reuptake inhibitors has been their reported lower toxicity in overdose compared with some antidepressants.He then discussed this with the general practitioner and gradual reduction of the antidepressant was initiated.