Not only the diagnosis takes time, but the selection of the most effective treatment is a long and delicate process. About 30% of patients taking antidepressants is not cured of depression. This may be due to the peculiarities of psychological or biological structure, or in connection with the impossibility of further medication because of severe side effects.
If the patient has liver problems, kidney or heart disease, the use of antidepressants can be dangerous. The physician then may assign ineffective drug or a low dose, which ultimately will result in ineffective treatment.
If you are going to take antidepressants to treat depression, remember the following:
Only 30% of patients