Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)

SSRIs are one of the newest classes of drugs used in the treatment of depression.  Drugs in this class include:  fluoxetine (Prozac), paroxetine (Paxil), sertraline (Zoloft), and fluvoxamine (Luvox). These drugs are typically as effective as older antidepressants, but they are associated with much less side effects. The use of SSRIs are now also being … Continue reading