Consumers search for antidepressant medications online more than any other class of drug, according to data from comScore. In a recent study of 500,000 search queries, five of the 15 most frequently searched prescription brands were for depression. This is in keeping with our own search results at eDrugSearch.com.
Here are those five antidepressant medications — in order of searches:
- Compare Lexapro prices
- Compare Effexor prices
- Compare Cymbalta prices
- Compare Prozac prices
- Compare Paxil prices
So, which antidepressant medication are right for you? In addition to consulting your physician, here are two helpful resources:
- The Mayo Clinic offers an excellent overview of your options and considerations in making a decision.
- Dinah at Shrink Rap, a blog by psychiatrists, explains how she matches patients with a particular antidepressant.
The second resource should be of particular value before you discuss a prescription with your doctor or psychiatrist.217