Forfivo XL Alternatives

Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors are a class of older medications used for treating depression. There are many serious food and drug interactions with MAOIs. Because of this, MAOIs are typically used only if other medications for depression have not been effective. Some examples of this depression medication include:
 
 
Tricyclic Antidepressants
Tricyclic antidepressants are another older class of antidepressants. Due to certain side effects, they are generally not recommended for elderly people. Tricyclic antidepressants include:
 
 

Other Forfivo XL Alternatives

In situations where medication, therapy, and the combination of these treatments prove ineffective, or work too slowly to relieve severe symptoms, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may be considered. For depression related to seasonal affective disorder, light therapy (using light boxes or other sources of light) can also be helpful.
 
Some people may also consider complementary or alternative treatments for depression. These may include:
 
 
(Click Natural Remedies for Depression or Acupuncture and Depression for more information on what research has shown regarding these alternative treatments.)
 
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