Antidepressants won’t work if patients are taking NSAIDs or acetaminophen.

This one is a good example of scientific theories hitting the news before their time. The theory is interesting...but, at best, it’s far too preliminary for prime time.

News reports created a stir with quotes about NSAIDs and acetaminophen cancelling the effect of antidepressants.

The whole premise is based on a single study with many only looked at Celexa (citalopram) and it didn’t look at the dose of analgesic or how often analgesics were used.

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