Gene Helps Predict Whether Antidepressant Will Work

Published: Aug 01, 2007

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Scientists have found a second gene that helps predict whether people with depression will respond to a commonly prescribed antidepressant, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday. On its own, the gene variation plays only a small role in predicting a patient's response to Forest Laboratories Inc.'s Celexa, known generically as citalopram.

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