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Which of the following is a direct serotonin agonist? a. Fluoxetine. b. Amitriptylline. c....

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Which of the following is a direct serotonin agonist?

a. Fluoxetine.

b. Amitriptylline.

c. Moclobemide.

d. Ondansetron.

e. Sumatriptan.

Antidepressants

There are many different classes of antidepressant in medicine. Some antidepressants may be effective for an individual and ineffective for another individual. It is important to remain aware of each side effect with each medication.

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The correct answer is (e) Sumatriptan

Amitriptylline is a TCA (Tricyclin antidepressant)

Fluozetine - ssri (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor)

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