Triple Reuptake Inhibitors (“Broad Spectrum” Antidepressants)
The majority of antidepressants in current use inhibit the uptake of serotonin and/or norepinephrine. Drugs inhibiting the uptake of serotonin, norepinephrine and dopamine (triple reuptake inhibitors) may offer therapeutic advantages compared to single and/or dual reuptake inhibitors. This review provides a rationale for developing this class of compound and describes the results of preclinical and clinical studies with a family of triple reuptake inhibitors.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: DOV Pharmaceutical, Inc.,150 Pierce Street, Somerset, NJ 08873-4185, USA.
Publication date: 2007-04-01
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