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Duloxetine versus other anti-depressive agents for depression.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Although pharmacological and psychological interventions are both effective for major depression, in primary and secondary care settings antidepressant drugs remain the mainstay of treatment. Amongst antidepressants many different agents are available. Duloxetine hydrochloride is a dual reuptake inhibitor of serotonin and norepinephrine and has been licensed by the Food and Drug Administration in the US for major depressive disorder (MDD), generalised anxiety disorder, diabetic pe...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Koesters, M More by this author
Furukawa, TA More by this author
Purgato, M More by this author
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Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Volume:
10
Issue:
10
Pages:
CD006533
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:d705b16f-c54d-44e3-87dd-2b1cd4da1819
Source identifiers:
426010
Local pid:
pubs:426010

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