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Journal of Neural Transmission

, Volume 106, Issue 7–8, pp 795–798 | Cite as

Inositol addition does not improve depression in SSRI treatment failures

  • B. Nemets
  • A. Mishory
  • J. Levine
  • R. H. Belmaker
Short Communication

Summary.

Some antidepressants, such as Lithium, can augment the antidepressant effect of serotonin selective uptake inhibitors (SSRI) in patients who have failed to respond to SSRI. Inositol has demonstrated antidepressant effects but in a controlled double blind augmentation trial did not improve depression in SSRI treatment failures.

Keywords: Inositol depression augmentation. 

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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Nemets
    • 1
  • A. Mishory
    • 1
  • J. Levine
    • 1
  • R. H. Belmaker
    • 1
  1. 1.Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, IsraelIL

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