Antidepressant Switching For Patients Unresponsive to Initial Tx

Antidepressant switching may not be the best way to aid depression patients with no response to the first antidepressant taken.

Researchers discovered that 29 percent of patients who took the antipsychotic drug aripiprazole, known as Abilify, for 12 weeks, in conjunction with their original antidepressant, had nearly total remission of their depression symptoms.