Medications

Prozac and Celexa exhibit anti-inflammatory effects

A new study found that fluoxetine (Prozac) and citalopram (Celexa) treatment significantly inhibited disease progression of collagen-induced arthritis (CIA) in mice. Research led by Sandra Sacre, Ph.D. from the Brighton ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Can anti-depressants help prevent Alzheimer's disease?

A University of Pennsylvania researcher has discovered that the common selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) citalopram arrested the growth of amyloid beta, a peptide in the brain that clusters in plaques that are ...

Neuroscience

Single dose of SSRI prompted healthy food choices during test

(HealthDay)—The serotonin reuptake inhibitor citalopram is associated with making more healthy food choices, according to a study published online recently in Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience.

Medications

Study clarifies antidepressant contribution to arrhythmia risk

A 2011 warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about the popular antidepressant citalopram (Celexa) left many patients and physicians with more questions than answers. Now an analysis of the medical records of ...