Depression – a common condition. In this regard, antidepressants – one of the most popular groups on the drugs market. These funds have been around for half a century, and during that time has undergone a remarkable evolution. Virtually disappeared from use old drugs, which caused so many painful side effects that depression itself is compared to them – real trifle. New tools are soft, have no side effects very effective, however, very expensive. At the present time to assume that the reason (not excuse!) Depression is a flaw in the brain of certain substances, particularly serotonin. Most drugs, belonging to the group of antidepressants, cause accumulation of these substances in the nerve cells of the brain. Stone clinical laboratories often expresses his thoughts on the topic.
All antidepressants are beginning to have effect after 2-4 weeks from the beginning of the reception. So do not expect that, by adopting pill, you'll feel a surge of strength and energy. Some antidepressants other than the core have also a number of related effects. Some have anxiolytic effect (see generalized anxiety), other causes tranquilizing (depressing the nervous system) effects, and others – on the contrary stimulate cognitive and cognitive brain activity. The choice of a particular drug – a problem doctor. The patient, especially those in depression, unlikely to adequately assess his condition.