Antidepressants for kids and teens ineffective,
A major review of antidepressants finds they are largely ineffective and may even be harmful for children and teens. Most available antidepressants are ineffective, and some may be unsafe, for children and teenagers with major depression, according to the. A review in The Lancet finds that most antidepressants offer no benefit for children and adolescents with major depression, and they may even.
Major depression Most antidepressants ineffective for
Prozac was the only drug better than a placebo at treating children and teenagers with depression, according to a study published in the Lancet. Depression and anxiety is increasingly common among children and teens, but the most commonly prescribed antidepressants won't help.
Antidepressant Use in Children, Teens
WEDNESDAY, June 8, 2016 HealthDay News -- Treating children and teens suffering from depression with antidepressants may be both. Concerns about the prescription of antidepressants to children have raised alarms. But does the evidence justify the fear?