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Were you looking for information about Antidepressants? Anti depressants is a common misspelling of antidepressants.
 
Antidepressants are drugs that are approved for treating depression. This type of medication, which may include tricyclic antidepressants, MAOIs, SSRIs, and SNRIs, is available by prescription only. Most antidepressants work by increasing the levels of certain chemicals in the brain. Some of the more well-known side effects of antidepressants include sexual problems, sleep changes, and changes in appetite or weight.
 
(Click Antidepressants to learn more about antidepressants in general, including how they work, what types are available, and what side effects may occur.)
 
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