Vortioxetine for depression: the evidence for its current use in the UK: COMMENTARY ON… COCHRANE CORNER
De Giorgi, Riccardo
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Riccardo de Giorgi. Vortioxetine for depression: the evidence for its current use in the UK: COMMENTARY ON… COCHRANE CORNER. BJPsych Advances Vol 25. 1 2019 p3-6.
The pharmacological treatment of depression is often hampered by side-effects and unsatisfactory response to treatment. Vortioxetine is one of the newest antidepressants on the market, purportedly with a different mechanism of action compared with other antidepressants. This month's Cochrane Corner review examines the evidence available for the use of vortioxetine as a first-line treatment for depression in adults. This commentary puts the Cochrane review's findings into their clinical context and revises them in view of earlier and later studies
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