Depression is a serious disorder that can result in a lowered quality of life, isolation, and even suicide.
Depression is not a sign of weakness or the fault of the person who has the diagnosis.
As Paxil is an SSRI like Zoloft and Ciprimal, is there any point in trying it?
miley cyrus is dating - Sedating anti depressants
This review examines clinical considerations associated with using anticholinergic and sedative medicines in people with dementia or incipient cognitive impairment.
It highlights issues associated with concomitant use of cholinesterase inhibitors and anticholinergic medicines, and pharmacotherapy of conditions that commonly occur in people with dementia.
Antidepressants may be preferable to hypnotics in some patients with insomnia that is comorbid with depression, anxiety, or fibromyalgia; in patients who fail hypnotics; in cases of untreated sleep apnea; and in patients with a history of substance abuse.
All the caveats for these drugs (e.g., possible coronary side effects, induction of mania, and/or increased suicide risk) must be considered when they are used off-label for insomnia.
Antidepressants’ efficacy in treating insomnia depends on the individual patient and the specific drug itself.