Non sedating ssris
Lexapro is manufactured by Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Neurotransmitters carry signals from one nerve cell to another.Research suggests that abnormalities in neurotransmitter activity can affect mood and behavior.Paroxetine appears to cause the highest rate of sexual dysfunction.Citalopram has been associated with loss of libido and may be associated with a relatively higher level of sexual dysfunction compared with sertraline.SSRIs are called selective because they seem to affect serotonin significantly more than other neurotransmitters.
The first drug in the SSRI class was Prozac (Fluoxetine), which hit the United States market in 1987. Luvox (Fluvoxamine maleate) was the next SSRI FDA approved in December 05, 1994.
However, now its marketing status is "Discontinued".
Celexa (Citalopram hydrobromide) was approved by the FDA in July 17, 1998.
Celexa (Citalopram) licensed indications: In January 2003, Prozac (fluoxetine) was approved by the FDA for the treatment of depression and OCD in children and adolescents who are 7 to 17 years of age.
Zoloft (Sertraline) licensed indications: Clinical trials comparing one SSRI with another indicate that drugs in this class are equally efficacious.