New Studies Target Side Effects of Psychotropic Drugs
Chernin, Tammy, Drug Topics
Should anyone be expected to sacrifice sexual satisfaction or experience excessive weight gain in order to obtain psychological well-being? Participants attending the 154th American Psychiatric Association annual meeting, held recently in New Orleans, tackled these issues while exploring what can be done.
Researchers reported the findings from the first study to examine the rates of sexual dysfunction among users of the new-generation antidepressants. In the overall study population of nearly 6,300 patients, bupropion sustained-release tablets (Wellbutrin SR, GlaxoSmithKline) were associated with the lowest rate of sexual dysfunction (25%), followed by bupropion HCl (Wellbutrin) …
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Publication information: Article title: New Studies Target Side Effects of Psychotropic Drugs. Contributors: Chernin, Tammy - Author. Magazine title: Drug Topics. Volume: 145. Issue: 12 Publication date: June 18, 2001. Page number: 20. © Advanstar Communications, Inc. Jan 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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