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Were you looking for information about Antidepressants? Antideppressants is a common misspelling of antidepressants.
Antidepressants are prescription medicines that are often used as part of depression treatment. There are many types of these drugs to choose from, including SSRIs, SNRIs, and tricyclic antidepressants. Most of these medications help to improve depression symptoms by increasing certain chemicals within the brain. Common side effects of antidepressants include sleep changes, sexual side effects, and changes in appetite or weight.
(Click Antidepressants for more information on antidepressants, including an explanation of how these medications work, a list of common side effects reported with these drugs, and some precautions and warnings to be aware of before starting depression treatment.)
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