Initiating antidepressant therapy? Try these 2 drugs first
Metadata[+] Show full item record
When you initiate antidepressant therapy for patients who have not been treated for depression previously, select either sertraline or escitalopram. A large meta- analysis found these medications to be superior to other “new generation” antidepressants. Strength of recommendation A: Meta-analysis of 117 high-quality studies.
Priority Updates to Research Literature (PURLs)
Journal of Family Practice, 58(7) 2009: 365+.