Two Antidepressants Appear No Better Than One

By TRACI PEDERSEN


Depressed patients who take two medications fare no better than those who only taken one, according to researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

“Clinicians should not rush to prescribe combinations of antidepressant medications as first-line treatment for patients with major depressive disorder,” said lead study investigator Dr. Madhukar H. Trivedi, professor of psychiatry and chief of the division of mood disorders at UT Southwestern.

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