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Serotonin and Depression: A Disconnect between the Advertisements and the Scientific Literature

  • Jeffrey R Lacasse,
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  • Published: November 08, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020392

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Cytochrome interactions

Posted by plosmedicine on 31 Mar 2009 at 00:10 GMT

Author: jan-henning schierz
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Institution: University of Jena, Dept. of Radiation Oncology
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Submitted Date: July 01, 2007
Published Date: July 1, 2007
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May it be possible, that the SSRIs work by interfering with the cytochromes of the liver by inhibiting several of them and thus block for the example of fluvoxamine the degrading of testosterone?

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