# Antidepressants

Vilazodone

Also known as EMD 515259, Vilazodona, Vilazodonum A selective serotonin (5-HT) reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) and a 5-HT-1A receptor partial agonist, with antidepressant and anti-anxiety activities. Vilazodone inhibits the reuptake of serotonin from the synaptic cleft...
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Dothiepin

Can I take Dothiepin while breastfeeding? Dothiepin is not approved for marketing in the United States by the US Food and Drug Administration, but is available in other countries. Limited information indicates that maternal doses of up to 225 mg daily produce low...
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Isocarboxazid

Also known as Isocarboxazid, Isocarboxazida, Isocarboxazide, Isocarboxazidum, Marplan, Ro 5-0831 A hydralazine and monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor with antidepressant activity. Isocarboxazid blocks the breakdown (oxidative deamination) of biogenic amines by...
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Desvenlafaxine

Also known as O-desmethylvenlafaxine, ODV, Pristiq A synthetic phenethylamine bicyclic derivative with antidepressant activity. Desvenlafaxine is a selective reuptake inhibitor of serotonin and norepinephrine due to its high binding affinities to the pre-synaptic...
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Duloxetine

Can I take Duloxetine while breastfeeding? Little published information is available on the use of duloxetine during breastfeeding; however, the dose in milk is low and serum levels were low in two breastfed infants. An alternate drug that has been better studied may...
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