Novel Antidepressant Drugs, Arterial Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease

Author(s): Vasiliki K. Katsi, Maria Marketou, Georgia Vamvakou, Thomas Makris, Dimitris Tousoulis, Christodoulos I. Stefanadis, Panos Vardas, Ioannis E. Kallikazaros

Journal Name: Recent Patents on Cardiovascular Drug Discovery
Continued as Recent Advances in Cardiovascular Drug Discovery

Volume 8 , Issue 3 , 2013


Depression is a common mental health issue worldwide leading to disability, functional decline and increased mortality. Novel antidepressants have been developed during the last decades in order to treat depression syndromes. Some evidence suggests that major depression has been associated with the development of congestive heart failure and with adverse outcomes in patients with coronary heart disease. The purpose of the present article is to review the impact of novel antidepressant patent drugs on cardiovascular disease and arterial hypertension.

Keywords: Arterial hypertension, bupropion, cardiovascular disease, depression, fluoxetine, norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, serotonin reuptake inhibitors.

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Year: 2013
Published on: 05 May, 2014
Page: [178 - 185]
Pages: 8
DOI: 10.2174/1574890109666140407154738
Price: $65

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