Anti-depressants tied to increase in short-term anxiety

Anti-depressants tied to increase in short-term anxiety

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Depression and anxiety have been increasing in prevalence in the developing world. While anti-depressants have proven effective in reducing the intensity of these conditions, a new study shows that in the short term, these medications actually stimulate feelings of anxiety and fear.
6 Sep 2016 - General
Antidepressants are more prone to increase the anxiety level in young people and in females. It has been studied that a person who has been diagnosed to have depressive episodes are more prone tobe anxious after ingestion of antidepressants than in a normal person. So it has been adviced that starting an antidepressant in a minimal dose possible and increasing the dose little by little along with observation and synchronized with the severity of the disorder is better to avoid being anxious foll...
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