Sedating antidepressants insomnia
Ideal for depression sufferers with adult attention deficit disorder.
Pros: This noradrenergic/specific serotonergic (Na SSA, the newest class of antidepressants) also blocks receptors that cause sexual dysfunction in other antidepressants; less jitteriness and nausea.
Whom it may be suitable for: Those whose depression causes fatigue; also ideal for anxiety symptoms and anxiety disorders; not ideal where weight gain is a health concern.
Pros: Some find this SSRI has the fewest side effects.
Side effects: Jitteriness, insomnia, headaches, dry mouth, nausea (and, rarely, risk of seizure).
Whom it may be suitable for: Not an ideal first-line treatment: Start-up can be difficult to tolerate, and serotonin is often needed to effect mood change.
Side effects: Nausea, insomnia, headaches, sexual dysfunction, jitteriness, dry mouth, drowsiness.Side effects: Nausea, insomnia, headaches, sexual dysfunction, jitteriness; possibly drowsiness, dry mouth, constipation.It’s the worst one for weight gain, and among the worst for withdrawal symptoms (unless properly managed).Side effects: Nausea, insomnia, headache, decreased libido, agitation, dry mouth, drowsiness.Whom it may be suitable for: Depression sufferers whose symptoms include fatigue.