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PLoS One 2013 ; 8(10):e76651
Authors: Jinling Liu, Jiangchuan Dong, Lei Wang, Ying Su, Peng Yan, Shenggang Sun
Department of Neurology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China.
Depression is a common non-motor symptom in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). There are many kinds of antidepressants being used, such as tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs), selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), and Dopamine agonists which are suggested as alternative antidepressants for the treatment of depression in PD. Which one should we choose first? Literatures have shown inconsistent results.
PMID: 24098546 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]