How can selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) help with depression?
SSRIs are a newer class of antidepressants that work on a brain chemical called serotonin. Examples of these drugs include citalopram (Celexa), escitalopram (Lexapro ), fluoxetine (Prozac ), fluvoxamine (Luvox ), paroxetine (Paxil), and sertraline (Zoloft), vilazodone (Viibryd), and vortioxetine (Trintellix, former called Brintellix) Side effects of most SSRIs are generally mild. They include stomach upset, sexual problems, insomnia, dizziness, weight change, and headaches.
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