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What are anti-depressant medicines?


Medications that are helpful in managing depression and anxiety like issues are known as anti-depressants. The medications of the class is also useful to treat dysthymia, obsessive compulsive disorder, eating disorders, certain kinds of pain, dysmenorrhoea, migraines, schizophrenia and sleep disorders. Most often, this treatment is used as combination therapy with other medications.
Some of the major classes of antidepressants include
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs),
Serotonin–norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs),
Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs), and
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs).
Other drugs used also used to manage depression symptoms include buprenorphine, antipsychotic medications, and St John's wort.
What are the things that I should be more careful of during treatment with Anti-depressants?
We have gathered piece of information for precautions associated with specific product to help patients know about things to be careful of such as avoid driving and operating machinery until you know how any drug affects you as it is linked with drowsiness. Adding to it, keep following also in mind:
Stay away from getting overheated or dehydrated,
over-exercising can be harmful, keep yourself in cool place and stay out of the sun,
keep yourself hydrated.
Keep yourself away from the use of alcoholic beverages while taking medication of this category as it can make some side effects of medicine worse.