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Are antidepressants covered by insurance?

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Antidepressants are usually covered by insurance plans with prescription drug coverage. The cost of antidepressants varies widely, depending on the dosage, the drug you are taking, and whether it is available as a generic. Even without insurance coverage, it is possible to purchase a generic antidepressant for as little as $4 per month.

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Stone, M. , Aug. 11, 2009. British Medical Journal

Milane, M. , 3(6): e220. PLoS Medicine

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: “Antidepressant Medicines - A Guide for Adults With Depression.”

Columbia University Health Services: “Medications.”

University of Michigan: “Depressive Disorders.”

Columbia University Health Services: “Medications.”

University of Southern California: “Antidepressants: Are They Zapping Your Sex Life?”

University of Puget Sound.

Kate Muller, PsyD, associate director, Center for Integrative Psychotherapy, PC, Allentown, Pa.

PrimaryPsychiatry.com: "Remission of Depression: How Effective are Antidepressants?"

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 27, 2019

SOURCES:

Stone, M. , Aug. 11, 2009. British Medical Journal

Milane, M. , 3(6): e220. PLoS Medicine

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: “Antidepressant Medicines - A Guide for Adults With Depression.”

Columbia University Health Services: “Medications.”

University of Michigan: “Depressive Disorders.”

Columbia University Health Services: “Medications.”

University of Southern California: “Antidepressants: Are They Zapping Your Sex Life?”

University of Puget Sound.

Kate Muller, PsyD, associate director, Center for Integrative Psychotherapy, PC, Allentown, Pa.

PrimaryPsychiatry.com: "Remission of Depression: How Effective are Antidepressants?"

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on June 27, 2019

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